If it's in the News, it's in our Polls. Public opinion polling since 2003.

 

Category » Politics

MOST RECENT RELEASES

  • What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

    The sexual harassment wildfire born in Hollywood and in the media is now sweeping into the halls of the U.S. Senate.

  • GOP Voters Not Sure Moore Should Be Denied His Senate Seat If Elected

    Republicans aren't sure whether the Senate GOP leadership should try to deny Roy Moore his seat if the embattled Senate candidate wins election next month.

    The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 55% of Likely U.S. Voters have an unfavorable opinion of Moore, the former Alabama state judge who now faces multiple allegations of harassing young women. That includes 43% with a Very Unfavorable view. Just 22% now regard Moore favorably, with eight percent (8%) who view him Very Favorably. But one-in-five voters (22%) don't know enough about him to venture an opinion. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

    (Want a free daily email update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 15-16, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 42% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-six percent (56%) disapprove.

    The latest figures include 28% who Strongly Approve of the way the president is performing and 47% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -19. (see trends).

    Regular updates are posted Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. Eastern  (sign up for free daily email update).

  • Most Prefer Russia As A Friend, Not An Enemy

    Voters by a two-to-one margin agree with President Trump that it’s better for the United States – and the world - to have Russia on our side.

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

    This survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 13-14, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Nearly Half Support Legalizing Pot

    With more states poised to potentially legalize recreational marijuana use soon, support among voters to legalize it in their state is slowly climbing.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 49% of Likely U.S. Voters now favor the legalization of recreational marijuana use in their state. Thirty-eight percent (38%) are still opposed, but 13% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls).  Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

    This survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 13-14, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Most Voters Think Republicans Will Lose Control of Congress in Midterms

    Most voters think it’s probable Republicans will relinquish control of Congress in the upcoming midterm elections, and even a sizable number of GOP voters agree.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 59% of Likely U.S. Voters believe it’s at least Somewhat Likely Republicans will lose control of Congress in next year’s midterm elections, including 25% who see that situation as Very Likely. Thirty-four percent (34%) think it’s Not Very or Not At All Likely Republicans give up control, with 11% who see it as Not At All Likely. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

    This survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 9 and 12, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Trump’s Trip – Success or Failure?

    President Trump just wrapped up a 12-day trip through Asia, and voters who were following his travels most closely tend to think he did a good job, particularly on trade.

    The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 76% of Likely U.S. Voters have followed recent news about the president’s trip to Asia at least somewhat closely, with 39% who have been following Very Closely. Twenty-three percent (23%) have not been closely following news about the trip, but that includes only five percent (5%) who didn’t follow closely at all. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on or Facebook.

    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 13-14, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Voters More Optimistic About U.S.-China Relations Following Trump’s Asia Trip

    President Trump just wrapped up a 12-day long trip to Asia, including a visit with Chinese President Xi Jingping, and voters think the trip may have made a difference in the future of Chinese-American relations.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 30% of Likely U.S. Voters now think America’s trade relationship with China will be better a year from now than it is today, but nearly as many (27%) think it will be worse. Another 33% think America’s trade relationship with China will be about the same in a year’s time, but 10% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

    (Want a free daily e-mail update ? If it's in the news, it's in our polls).  Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 9 & 12, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Voters See Secretary of State as Key Cabinet Role, But Do They Know Tillerson?

    A sizable number of voters see the secretary of State as the most important Cabinet position these days, but one-in-five voters aren’t familiar with the person currently holding that role.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 32% of Likely U.S. Voters say the secretary of State is the most critical Cabinet position these days. Twenty-one percent (21%) see the secretary of Defense as the most important role in the president’s Cabinet, while just as many (21%) say the same of the attorney general. Eight percent (8%) feel the secretary of Homeland Security is the most critical position, and six percent (6%) feel that way about the secretary of the Treasury. Just two percent (2%) think the secretary of Energy is the key post in the Cabinet, and another 11% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 7-8, 2017, by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • 33% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

    Thirty-three percent (33%) of Likely U.S. Voters now think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey for the week ending November 9.

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

    The national telephone survey of 2,500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports from November 5-9, 2017. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 2 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.