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Questions - Campaign Promises - April 23-24, 2014

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters

Conducted April 23-24, 2014

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* What is more important to you when you vote - a candidate's campaign promises, his or her track record in office or the political party he or she represents?

 

2* Is it negative campaigning when a group or candidate accurately describes the position of another candidate which they oppose?

 

3* Should the government be allowed to review political ads and candidates' campaign comments for their accuracy and punish those that it decides are making false statements about other candidates?

 

4* Do most politicians keep their campaign promises?

 

5* When politicians break campaign promises, is it usually because they deliberately made a false promise to get elected or because of unforeseen events after they took office?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence