What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending August 7, 2021
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 48%.
- More voters say they’re very confident in the COVID-19 vaccine, even as half expect to Americans will be required to wear masks in public at least another six months.
- Voters overwhelmingly believe it’s important to prevent cheating in elections and agree that requiring photo identification is a reasonable measure to ensure election integrity.
- Most voters consider the House select committee’s investigation of the January 6 Capitol riot to be important, but it is much more important to Democrats than to others.
- The president earned a monthly job approval of 49% in July, down one point from June. Forty-nine percent (49%) disapproved of his job performance in July, up one point from 48% in June.
- Voters overwhelmingly think scandal-plagued New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should resign, but most think it is unlikely he actually will resign, and instead expect the state legislature to impeach him.
- “Cancel culture” is everywhere now, and nearly two-thirds of Americans see political correctness as an infringement of free speech.
- America has become more divided since President Joe Biden was elected, most voters believe, and social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are contributing to that division.
- Thirty-two percent (32%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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