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Voters Forecast: More Division Ahead

Monday, February 05, 2018

The nation is better off economically than it has been in years, but most voters see America as an increasingly divided land with worse still to come.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 55% of Likely U.S. Voters think America is a more divided nation after the first year of Donald Trump's presidency, down just barely from the 59% who felt that way last June, five months after Trump took office. Only 15% say the nation is less divided today, up from 10% in the previous survey, while 28% think the level of division is about the same as it was before President Trump took office. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 30-31, 2018 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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