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July 10, 2020

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll sponsored by American Countdown Podcast for Friday shows...

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July 9, 2020

Most Want to Prosecute Historic Statue Vandals

Most voters want the government to stop the attacks on historical monuments and prosecute those who have desecrated them.

July 9, 2020

Most Favor Extra Government Effort to Put Americans First in Job Market

Voters want the government to make sure native-born Americans get first crack at the post-coronavirus job market, keeping out foreign workers until the employment rate returns to normal.

July 8, 2020

White House Watch: Biden Has Comfortable Lead

President Trump trails likely Democratic nominee Joe Biden by ten points in Rasmussen Reports’ first weekly White House Watch survey for 2020.

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July 8, 2020

Trump’s Opponent Not Important to Most Anti-Trump Voters

Just over half of voters continue to say they’re likely to vote against President Trump this fall. A sizable majority of those voters don’t seem to care who runs against him.

July 7, 2020

Rasmussen Reports Weekly Immigration Index

The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of June 21-25, 2020 reached a new high of 108.1, up from 105.5, the week before. The Index has been trending upward over the past month as the U.S. economy rebounds from the coronavirus lockdown and racial protests continue in many parts of the country.

July 7, 2020

Democrats Like Supreme Court’s Roberts More Than Republicans Do

The U.S. Supreme Court continues to earn better-than-usual favorable ratings. Democrats are especially enamored with Chief Justice John Roberts, a George W. Bush appointee, who has disappointed conservatives with liberal-leaning votes this year.

July 6, 2020

25% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Twenty-five percent (25%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey for the week ending July 2, 2020.

July 6, 2020

Trump’s Monthly Approval Drops in June

When tracking President Trump’s job approval on a daily basis, people sometimes get so caught up in the day-to-day fluctuations that they miss the bigger picture. To look at the longer-term trends, Rasmussen Reports compiles the numbers on a full-month basis, and the results for Trump’s presidency can be seen in the graphics below.

July 4, 2020

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports...

July 3, 2020

Voters Strongly Support Mount Rushmore, Historic Statues

Most voters still rally around Mount Rushmore and historic statues around the country that may be out of line with modern-day sentiments. But there is growing support among those under 40 to do away with them.

July 1, 2020

Feds Plan to Bring Back Death Penalty; 50% Agree

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an attempt to stop the government from reviving the death penalty for federal cases after not using it for nearly 20 years. Voters still tend to support capital punishment but not like they used to.

July 1, 2020

Jobs Americans Won’t Do? Most Voters Disagree

Supporters of immigration, illegal or otherwise, often say that immigrants take the jobs Americans don’t want, but most voters don’t agree.

June 29, 2020

38% of Voters Think Biden Has Dementia

Nearly four-out-of-10 voters believe Joe Biden has dementia. Most voters, including just over half of Democrats, feel it is important for the likely Democratic presidential nominee to publicly address the issue.

June 26, 2020

Most Feel Personally Less Safe, Ready to Turn to Biden

Voters worry about their safety more these days and have more confidence in Joe Biden than President Trump to make things better. But once again party affiliation makes a big difference.

June 23, 2020

64% Worry About Cop Shortage and Public Safety; Blacks Worry Most

Most Americans value the role of the police and worry that increasing criticism of cops will make their communities less safe. Black Americans are the most concerned.

June 22, 2020

Most Don’t Agree With Democrats or Republicans in Congress

Voters continue to see Democrats in Congress as more liberal than they are and congressional Republicans as more conservative.

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June 19, 2020

Military Voters Are A Lot More Critical of Trump

President Trump drew criticism from retired military leaders when he recently threatened to use the armed forces to calm domestic unrest, and veterans in general are a lot more critical of the president than they have been in the past.

June 19, 2020

Most Say Political Party Leaders Out of Step With Their Voters

Most voters in both major parties continue to believe their ideological views are moving away from the leaders of their parties.

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June 18, 2020

Most Don’t Trust Political News But Following More Closely

Voters still don’t trust the political news they get and think it remains biased against President Trump. But they’re also following the news more closely these days.