More Now View the Economy as Unfair, Especially to Minorities
Voters increasingly see the U.S. economy as being unfair, and think it is especially unfair to blacks and Hispanics.
A new national telephone and online survey by Rasmussen Reports finds that only seven percent (7%) of Likely U.S. voters believe the economy is Very Fair, generally speaking. Another 26% think the economy is Somewhat Fair. Twenty-nine percent (29%) say the economy is Not Very Fair and 31% view the economy as Not At All Fair. Those findings reflect a sharp shift since 2019, when 56% of voters felt the economy was at least somewhat fair, and only 15% thought it was Not At All Fair. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on January 12-13, 2022 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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