Thursday, March 12, 2015
Voters express little confidence in President Obama’s negotiations to slow Iran’s nuclear weapons program but are almost evenly divided over whether the open letter by Senate Republicans to the Iranian government to stop the deal was a good idea.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 31% of Likely U.S. Voters think Iran is likely to slow or stop its development of nuclear weapons as a result of the treaty the president is now negotiating. That includes only nine percent (9%) who say it’s Very Likely. Sixty percent (60%) believe the administration's deal is unlikely to put the brakes on Iran’s nuclear program, with 33% who say it’s Not At All Likely to work. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on March 10-11, 2015 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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