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Voters Think Both Parties Have Lost Touch

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Even with Republicans now in charge of the White House and both chambers of Congress, most GOP voters still feel like they don’t have a voice in Washington, D.C.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 62% of Likely Republican Voters now believe Republicans in Congress have lost touch with GOP voters throughout the nation. Just 24% of Republicans now think their representatives have done a good job representing the party’s values. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on July 20 and 23, 2017 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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