55% Say Senate Should Allow Yes-or-No Vote on All Presidential Nominees
Friday, November 22, 2013
The U.S. Senate yesterday ended rules that allowed a minority of senators to prevent a vote on a president’s political nominees, and most voters think the change is a good one.
Fifty-five percent (55%) of Likely U.S. Voters think that, regardless of any disagreements, every presidential nominee should be the subject of a simple yes-or-no vote in the Senate. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 23% disagree, but another 23% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 19-20, 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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