National Survey of
1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted March 16-17, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How important is it to balance the federal budget?
2* How likely is it that the federal budget will be balanced at any point in the next 10 years?
3* Is it possible to balance the federal budget without cutting spending?
4* Is it possible to balance the federal budget without raising taxes?
5* Would you rather have a balanced budget with higher levels of taxes and spending or a deficit with lower levels of taxes and spending?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence