What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending September 29, 2023
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 49%.
- More than half of voters consider it likely that next year’s election could be decided by illegal immigrants voting.
- Most voters still believe politicians should live moral lives, even as political sex scandals make national headlines.
- The population of Idaho has nearly doubled since 1990, and most voters in the state support policies to limit growth and restrict immigration.
- Congress has until Saturday to enact a spending bill that would prevent a partial shutdown of the federal government.
- After Merrick Garland was grilled in a congressional hearing last week, nearly half of voters think the Attorney General should be impeached.
- Less than 40% of voters now consider America’s economy to be fair, and most say that it is unfair to women and racial minorities.
- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of September 17-26, 2023, increased to 90.1, just slightly up from 90.0 two weeks earlier.
- More than half of Americans are concerned that the COVID-19 pandemic may return, and the fear is largely divided along political lines.
- Thirty-one percent (31%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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