53% Say Tax Cuts Help the Economy
Most voters continue to believe tax cuts are good for the economy and that more government spending has a negative impact.
Fifty-three percent (53%) of Likely U.S. Voters now say tax cuts help the economy, according to the latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey. Twenty-two percent (22%) say tax cuts hurt the economy, while 13% say they have no impact. Twelve percent (12%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 18-19, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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