39% Consider Memorial Day One of the Most Important Holidays
More Americans now rank Memorial Day among the nation’s most important holidays, and nearly half will do something special to celebrate and honor those who have given their life for our country.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 39% of American Adults consider Memorial Day one of the country’s most important holidays, up from 31% a year ago. Just four percent (4%) think it is one of the least important holidays, while most (52%) see it as somewhere in between. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Adults was conducted on May 20-21, 2014 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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