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Veterans Value Memorial Day More

As America prepares for the holiday honoring those who died while serving in the U.S. military, veterans have a higher opinion of Memorial Day.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 44% of American Adults consider Memorial Day to be one of our nation's most important holidays. That’s down from 51% last year, which was the highest since Rasmussen Reports began asking this question. Only eight percent (8%) view Memorial Day one of our least important holidays, while 45% say it’s somewhere in between. (To see survey question wording, click here.

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The survey of 1,244 American Adults was conducted May 15-16 and 19, 2024 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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