Voters See Issues With Voter Fraud, But Few Have Been Denied the Right to Vote
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
The 2018 midterm elections have prompted more discussions about voter fraud, with multiple states purging voter rolls, ongoing recounts and new voter identification laws going into effect. But while very few say they’ve been turned away from the polls, they’re more torn over whether that’s the biggest problem.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 41% think it’s more common that people are allowed to vote who are not eligible to vote, while nearly as many (39%) think it’s more common that people are prevented from voting who should be allowed to vote. Another 20% are not sure which happens more often. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 18-19, 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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