Thursday, February 15, 2018
Though Congress and the president continue to introduce bills with increasingly more spending, most voters – including those who want a more hands-on government - don’t trust that taxpayer dollars are being spent wisely.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 10% of Likely U.S. Voters think the government spends taxpayers’ money wisely and carefully, while 81% think they do not. These attitudes have changed little since 2010. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports on February 11-12, 2018. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork 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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