37% Favor Single-Payer Health Care System
A plurality of voters still opposes the national health care law’s insurance mandate and a single-payer health care system.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 40% of Likely U.S. Voters think the federal government should require every American to buy or obtain health insurance. Forty-five percent (45%) oppose this so-called individual mandate. Fifteen percent (15%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 19-20, 2014 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.
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