National Survey of 1,000 Likely
Conducted April 16-17, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Should the government be allowed to do anything that a majority of voters want or should there be legal limits on government to protect the natural and civil rights of individuals?
2* How important is it for leaders of the government to be selected by voters?
3* How important is it for there to be strict limits on government so that it cannot not take away individual rights and freedom?
4* Which is more important: ensuring that leaders are selected by voters or insuring that there are strict limits on government so that it cannot take away individual rights and freedom?
5* Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? A government powerful enough to do everything you want is also powerful enough to take away everything you have.
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence