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33% Support Creating a National ‘Space Force’

Friday, June 22, 2018

A proposal has been made to create a national “Space Force” that would be the sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces. While just one-in-three voters support this proposal, half see space as key to national security.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 33% of Likely U.S. Voters favor the creation of a national Space Force, while 40% are opposed. A sizable 27% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 19-20, 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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