Friday, November 04, 2016
A majority of voters still think Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton broke the law when she was secretary of State, but most also still don't believe she'll be punished for it.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 60% of Likely U.S. Voters consider it likely that Clinton broke the law by sending and receiving e-mails containing classified information through a private e-mail server while serving as secretary of State, with 48% who say it’s Very Likely. The overall number is down five points since May, but the number who consider it Very Likely Clinton broke the law is up a point since then. Thirty percent (30%) say Clinton is unlikely to have broken the law, but that includes only 13% who say it’s Not At All Likely. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 1-2, 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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