51% Remain Opposed to Obamacare’s Individual Mandate
Opposition to the health care law’s requirement that every American have health insurance remains at its highest level this year, but more people also report that someone in their family has signed up for insurance through a new health care exchange.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 39% of Likely U.S. Voters believe the government should require every American to buy or obtain health insurance. Fifty-one percent (51%) disagree and oppose this so-called individual mandate. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on July 6, 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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