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70% Say ‘No’ to Slavery Reparations

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Congresswoman Maxine Waters constantly calls for President Trump’s impeachment and even suggests she may challenge him in 2020. But few voters think favorably of the California Democrat, and they look even less favorably on her support for slavery reparations for black Americans.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 29% of Likely U.S. Voters share a favorable opinion of Waters, with just 12% who view her Very Favorably. Forty percent (40%) regard her unfavorably, including 28% with a Very Unfavorable opinion. But nearly one-out-of-three voters (31%) don’t know enough about Waters despite her 26 years in Congress to voice even a soft opinion of her. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on March 5-6, 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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