Support Down For Keystone Pipeline
Monday, January 30, 2017
Following President Trump’s signing of an executive order to put construction of the Keystone XL pipeline back on track, voters are less supportive of the project than they’ve been in the past, with opposition among Democrats in particular increasing dramatically from two years ago.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 51% of Likely U.S. Voters now favor building the major oil pipeline from Canada to Texas, while 43% are opposed. This includes 31% who Strongly Favor the project and 28% who Strongly Oppose it. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 25-26, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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