What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending January 15, 2022
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 38%.
- While many voters have become skeptical toward the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of Democrats embrace restrictive policies, including punitive measures against those who haven’t gotten the COVID-19 vaccine.
- Democrats are pushing to end the U.S. Senate’s filibuster rule, most voters think this “important distinction” between the House and Senate is worth preserving.
- President Joe Biden would lose an election rematch to former President Donald Trump, who would win among independents and almost evenly split Hispanic voters.
- While a majority of Americans still think social media sites should permit free speech, most Democrats want companies like Twitter and Facebook to regulate content on their platforms.
- As the nation nears the annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, only a quarter of Americans have a positive view of race relations in the country.
- Economic confidence fell to 97.3 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, nearly two points lower than December.
- After the new district attorney in New York City announced he will not seek prison sentences for many crimes, and will treat many felony cases as misdemeanors, most voters expect crime to increase in the Big Apple.
- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of January 2-6, 2022, decreased to 88.9 down more than a point from 90.2 two weeks earlier.
- Thirty percent (30%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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