Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Donald Trump’s trust advantage over Hillary Clinton in the areas of the economy and immigration have all but vanished, although independent voters continue to express a lot more faith in the GOP nominee.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that when Likely U.S. Voters are asked which candidate they trust more to handle the economy and job creation, 47% say Trump, while 44% say Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Trump had a 48% to 39% advantage in February and led 50% to 38% the first time we asked this question last September. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 4-5, 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.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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