Thursday, January 17, 2013
Nearly six-out-of-10 voters plan to watch at least some of President Obama’s second inauguration live on Monday, but that’s a smaller crowd than planned to tune in four years ago.
The 58% of Likely U.S. Voters who plan to watch on Monday include 18% who intend to watch all of the inauguration, 14% who’ll watch most of it and 26% who’ll watch at least some. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 41% do not plan to watch any of the president’s second inauguration live. Just two percent (2%) haven’t made up their minds yet. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
This national survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 15-16, 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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