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Questions - Political Ideology - April 5-6, 2015

Most Voters Expect Both Parties to Pick Presidential Candidates They Don’t Agree With
Voters Rate Obama, GOP Congress As Harmful to Presidential Nominees
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters

Conducted April 5-6, 2015

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about people thinking about running for president in 2016?

 

2* In past elections, has the Republican presidential candidate been more liberal or more conservative than you are? Or have his views been about the same as yours?

 

3* In past elections, has the Democratic presidential candidate been more liberal or more conservative than you are? Or have his views been about the same as yours?

 

4* Looking ahead to 2016, is the Republican presidential candidate likely to be more liberal or more conservative than you are? Or are the GOP candidate's views likely to be about the same as yours?

 

5* Looking ahead to 2016, is the Democratic presidential candidate likely to be more liberal or more conservative than you are? Or are the Democratic candidate's views likely to be about the same as yours?

 

6* Will President Obama’s record in office help or hurt the next Democratic presidential candidate? Or will it have no impact?

 

7* Will the Republican Congress’ record in office help or hurt the next GOP presidential candidate? Or will it have no impact?

 

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