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Trust on Issues

Voters Trust GOP More on Economy, Immigration and Government Spending

Friday, July 25, 2014

Republicans continue to be trusted more by voters on the majority of issues regularly tracked by Rasmussen Reports including major concerns like the economy, government spending and immigration.

The economy remains the most important issue to voters as the next elections approach.  Republicans have a 44% to 39% lead in voter trust in that area. Since June 2009, the GOP has led in voter trust on the economy in all but one survey.  (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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Three national surveys of 1,000 Likely Voters each were conducted on July 17-18, July 21-22 and July 23-24, 2014 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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