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Questions - Congressional Control - December 27-28, 2011

Voters Don't Expect Spending Cuts Under Either Party
47% Expect GOP to Win White House, 39% Think Obama Will Win
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted December 27-28, 2011

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* Regardless of who you want to win, who do you think is most likely to win the presidential election next year…president Obama or the Republican candidate?

 

 

2* After the next election, which political party is most likely to have majority control in the U.S. House of Representatives…the Republicans or the Democrats?

 

 

3* Following the election, which political party is most likely to have majority control in the U.S. Senate…the Republicans or the Democrats?

 

 

4* Suppose a Republican is elected president and the Republicans win control of both the House and Senate. Is government spending likely to go up, go down or stay about the same?

 

 

5* Suppose a Democrat is elected president and the Democrats win control of both the House and Senate. Is government spending likely to go up, go down or stay about the same?

 

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