Friday, August 30, 2013
Martin Luther King, Jr. preached about a day when men and women of all races would have equal opportunity in America. Most voters still don’t think that day has come, but they’re closely divided over the role the federal government has played in the process. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 27% of Likely U.S. Voters think America has reached a day of equal opportunity for all. Fifty-nine percent (59%) disagree and say the country has not yet achieved equal opportunity. Thirteen percent (13%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here).
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 27-28, 2013 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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