Voters See Border Wall As Effective But No Emergency
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Voters think President Trump’s border wall is likely to work, but they aren’t prepared to declare a national emergency to build it.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 52% of Likely U.S. Voters believe the construction of a wall is likely to slow or stop illegal immigration across the U.S.-Mexico border, with 36% who say it’s Very Likely to work. Forty-five percent (45%) say a border wall is unlikely to slow or stop illegal immigration, including 27% who say it’s Not At All Likely to do so. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 8-9, 2019 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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