After Flight Delays, Just 24% Think Sequester Cut Too Much
Friday, May 03, 2013
Even after last week’s highly publicized flight delays that were blamed on the sequester, voters tend to think the March 1 reduction in federal spending growth didn’t go deep enough.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 44% of Likely U.S. Voters think the sequester didn’t cut federal spending enough. Twenty-four percent (24%) think spending was cut too much. Eight percent (8%) say the level of cuts was about right, while 25% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The national survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 1-2, 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.
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