National Survey of 1,000 Likely
Conducted September 22-23, 2009
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Generally speaking how do you rate the way that Congress is doing its job….excellent good fair or poor?
1% Not sure
2* Over the past year, has Congress passed any legislation that will significantly improve life in America?
22% Not sure
3* Over the next year, how likely is it that Congress will seriously address the most important problems facing our nation?
18% Very likely
31% Somewhat likely
34% Not very likely
13% Not likely at all
4% Not sure
4* Are most members of Congress sincerely interested in helping people or are they just interested in their own careers?
15% Helping people
74% Their own careers
11% Not sure
5* Are most members of Congress corrupt?
25% Not sure
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence