One-in-Three Republicans Say GOP Should Block Roy Moore If Elected
Monday, December 11, 2017
The special Senate election in Alabama is tomorrow, and if Roy Moore wins, a third of Republicans think their own party should refuse to seat him. Few GOP voters also think a Moore victory would be a positive for the party in the long run.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 36% of Likely GOP Voters now believe Republicans should refuse to seat Moore as a senator if he is elected, up from 29% who said the same in November. But nearly as many (35%) oppose such a move, while a sizable 28% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on December 6-7, 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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