New High: 66% View U.S. Economy As Unfair to the Middle Class
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Most voters continue to believe the U.S. economy is fair to women, blacks and Hispanics, but more than ever view it as unfair to the middle class.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 32% of Likely U.S. Voters now believe the economy is fair to the middle class, down from a high of 43% in January. A new high for the year of 66% describe the economy as unfair to the middle class. These findings include seven percent (7%) who say the economy is Very Fair and 26% who see it as Not At All Fair. (To see survey question wording, click here).
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The national telephone survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports from December 12-13, 2013. The margin of sampling error for the survey 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.
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