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January 22, 2022

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

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

January 21, 2022

Inflation, Crime Are Top Voter Concerns

Voters are significantly more worried about inflation and violent crime than they are about COVID-19 or climate change.

January 21, 2022

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll, sponsored by Matt Palumbo's The Man Behind the Curtain: Inside the Secret Network of George Soros, for Friday shows...

January 20, 2022

D.C. Has Become More Partisan, Most Voters Believe

There’s too much partisanship and not enough cooperation in Washington, according to a majority of voters.

January 19, 2022

50% of Voters Rate Biden’s First Year ‘Very Unsuccessful’

President Joe Biden’s first year in office has been a failure, according to a majority of voters who say the Democrat has left the country more divided than when he was inaugurated.

January 18, 2022

Voters Reject ‘Great Reset’ Agenda

Business should focus on traditional goals like consumer service and profit, rather than the social justice and environmentalist agenda of the “Great Reset” movement, most voters believe.

January 18, 2022

Republicans Maintain Lead on Congressional Ballot

The 2022 midterm elections are now 294 days away, and Republicans maintain a strong lead in their bid to recapture control of Congress.

January 17, 2022

26% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Twenty-six percent (26%) 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 January 13, 2022, sponsored by Miranda Devine’s LAPTOP FROM HELL: Hunter Biden, Big Tech, and the Dirty Secrets the President Tried to Hide.

January 13, 2022

COVID-19: Democratic Voters Support Harsh Measures Against Unvaccinated

While many voters have become skeptical toward the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of Democrats embrace restrictive policies, including punitive measures against those who haven’t gotten the COVID-19 vaccine.

January 12, 2022

48% Oppose Eliminating Filibuster

Democrats are pushing to end the U.S. Senate’s filibuster rule, most voters think this “important distinction” between the House and Senate is worth preserving.

January 12, 2022

Voters Expect DA’s Policy Will Cause Crime Increase in New York

After the new district attorney in New York City announced he will not seek prison sentences for many crimes, and will treat many felony cases as misdemeanors, most voters expect crime to increase in the Big Apple.

January 11, 2022

Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index

The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of January 2-6, 2022, decreased to 88.9 down more than a point from 90.2 two weeks earlier. The Immigration Index has been under the baseline in every survey since Election Day last year, and reached a record low of 82.3 in late March.

January 11, 2022

‘Voter’s Remorse’? Trump Would Win Rematch With Biden

President Joe Biden would lose an election rematch to former President Donald Trump, who would win among independents and almost evenly split Hispanic voters.

January 6, 2022

52% Still Like Trump, But Democrats Think His Supporters Are Racist

Nearly a year after former President Donald Trump left office, many voters still view him favorably, while Democrats consider most of his supporters to be racists.

January 6, 2022

Only 28% Think Biden Will Be Reelected

Voter confidence in President Joe Biden’s ability to do the job remains low and most don’t expect a second term for the oldest president in U.S. history.

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January 5, 2022

Most Voters Give Biden ‘Poor’ Rating on Economy, National Security

President Joe Biden is doing a poor job on both national security and economic issues, according to a majority of voters.

January 4, 2022

Voter Approval of FBI Declines

Fewer voters now trust the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and many believe the agency is acting as President Joe Biden’s “personal Gestapo.”

January 3, 2022

Biden Ends 2021 With Low Monthly Approval

When tracking President Biden’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 Biden’s presidency can be seen in the graphics below.

January 3, 2022

50% of Voters Say Capitol Riot Was ‘Threat to Democracy’

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the January 6 Capitol riot.  Half of voters believe the riot by some supporters of former President Donald Trump was a threat to democracy, and most Democrats believe it was a conspiracy involving GOP officials.

December 29, 2021

Voters Worried About Russia’s Threat to Ukraine

Amid reports of a massive Russian troop buildup on the Ukrainian border, nearly four-in-five American voters are concerned about a possible invasion, and most think President Joe Biden has been less aggressive toward Russia.