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Partisan Economics: Republicans and Democrats View Economy Differently

Monday, November 06, 2006

On the eve of Election 2006, Republicans and Democrats continue to view the economy from entirely different perspectives.

Data from 15,000 interviews conducted during October highlighted the magnitude of this perception gap. Sixty-three percent (63%) of Republicans rate the U.S. economy as good or excellent. Just 21% of Democrats share that optimism. At the other extreme, 33% of Democrats rate the economy as poor, while just 12% of the GOP faithful are so pessimistic.

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