68% Say Second COVID-19 Stimulus ‘Essential’
While Congress continues debating whether to send Americans as much as $2,000 in a second round of coronavirus stimulus payments, voters overwhelmingly say a new round of stimulus checks is necessary to help the country recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 68% of Likely U.S. Voters think a second stimulus is essential to America’s COVID comeback. Twenty-four percent (24%) disagree and say a second check would push the federal budget deficit dangerously higher. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 707 Likely Voters was conducted on December 30, 2020 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4 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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