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Questions - Religion and Politics - December 17-18, 2010

??Most Oppose Voting Suggestions from Religious Leaders
Voters Give Mixed Marks to Influence of Religion on Government Policy
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted December 17-18, 2010

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* Do religious leaders have too much influence on U.S. government policy, not enough influence or about the right amount of influence?


2* What are most politicians more concerned about -- following their religious faith, doing what they think is right or getting reelected?


3* Is it appropriate for your local religious leader, like your Parish Priest, minister, Rabbi or Imam, to "suggest" who you should vote for?


4* How important is a political candidate’s religious faith in determining how you vote – very important, somewhat important, not very important, no at all important?

 

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