Monday, October 04, 2010
The number of voters who favor repeal of the health care law has fallen to its lowest level since the bill was passed by Congress in late March.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely Voters shows that 50% still favor repeal of the bill, including 41% who Strongly Favor repeal. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
Forty-four percent (44%) now oppose repeal of the law, with 34% who Strongly Oppose repeal.
The percentage of voters who favor repeal of the bill is down seven points from last week and is the lowest level measured since March. Prior to the latest survey, support for repeal ranged from a low of 53% to a high of 63%. Meanwhile, the number that Strongly Opposes repeal is the highest level reached since late March.
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on October 2-3, 2010 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.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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