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Questions - Political Party Philosophy - September 21-22, 2014

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted September 21-22, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1*  Is the average Democrat in Congress more conservative than the average Democratic voter, more liberal, or about the same?

 

2* Is the average Republican in Congress more conservative than the average Republican voter, more liberal, or about the same?

 

3* 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 from throughout the nation?

 

4* 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 from throughout the nation?

 

5* Generally speaking, would it better for the country if most incumbents in Congress were reelected or if most of them were defeated?

 

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