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Voters Don't Think They're Getting Good Return on Investment in UN

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Following the news that the United Nations has appointed a new secretary general, voters say they like the UN, but don’t necessarily agree it’s worth the cost to the United States.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 55% of Likely U.S. Voters have at least a somewhat favorable opinion of the United Nations, including 16% with a Very Favorable opinion. Thirty-eight percent (38%) view the UN unfavorably, including 17% with a Very Unfavorable view of the international organization. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on October 6 & 9, 2016 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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