GOP Voters Still More Critical of Their Congressmen Than Democrats Are
47% See Major Changes in Defense, Social Security, Medicare As Necessary to Big Budget Cuts, 36% Don’t
National Survey of 1,000 Likely
Conducted May 21-22, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Have closely have you followed news stories about a new proposal that claims to cut federal spending by $4 trillion over the next decade?
2* From what you have read, seen, or heard, do you favor or oppose the budget proposal presented by Congressman Paul Ryan?
3* To make truly significant, long-terms cuts in government spending, is it necessary to make major changes in defense, Social Security and Medicare?
4* Over the past several years, have Republicans in Congress done a good job of representing Republican values? Or have Republicans in Congress lost touch with Republican voters throughout the nation?
5* Over the past several years, have Democrats in Congress done a good job of representing Democratic values? Or have Democrats in Congress lost touch with Democratic voters throughout the nation?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence