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Toplines - Trust on Issues - August 19-20 & 23-24, 2010

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted August 19-20 & 23-24, 2010

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* I’m going to read you a short list of issues in the news. For each, please let me know which political party you trust more to handle that issue.

 

Issue

Republicans

Democrats

Not sure

Economy

47%

39%

14%

National security and the War on Terror

49%

37%

14%

War in Iraq

43%

40%

18%

War in Afghanistan

43%

36%

20%

Immigration

44%

35%

21%

Government ethics and corruption

40%

38%

22%

Taxes

52%

36%

11%

Health care

48%

40%

11%

Social Security

44%

38%

18%

Education

41%

40%

19%

 

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