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Voters See Most Democrat Presidential Hopefuls as More Liberal, Extreme

Friday, June 28, 2019

Voters see most of the Democratic presidential candidates as more liberal than they are and rate their agenda as outside the mainstream.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 25% of Likely U.S. Voters consider most of the announced candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination to be about the same as they are in political terms. Fifty-four percent (54%) say most of these candidates are more liberal than they are, while only 13% think they are more conservative. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 25-26, 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.

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