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May 20, 2022

GOP Widens Lead on Congressional Ballot

The 2020 midterm elections are now 172 days away, and Republicans have a nine-point lead in their bid to recapture control of Congress.

May 20, 2022

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll, sponsored by Matt Palumbo's MAN BEHIND THE CURTAIN for Friday shows...

May 19, 2022

Most Voters Think Hillary’s Campaign Broke the Law

With the first trial of Special Counsel John Durham’s investigation now in a D.C. courtroom, a majority of voters believe Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign acted illegally by encouraging federal agencies to spy on Donald Trump's campaign.

May 18, 2022

53% Think World Leaders See Biden as Weaker Than Trump

Voters don’t see President Joe Biden as having good relationships with most world leaders, and more than half believe those world leaders view him as weaker than his predecessor.

May 17, 2022

Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index

The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of May 8-12, 2022, increased to 92.5, up more than three points from 89.3 two weeks earlier.

May 17, 2022

Abortion: Two-Thirds of Voters Favor Limits

More voters describe themselves as pro-choice than pro-life, but a significant majority support state laws that limit how late in a pregnancy an abortion can be performed.

May 16, 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 May 12, 2022.

May 16, 2022

Climate Change: Democrats More Concerned Than Other Voters

Climate change isn’t a very important issue for most voters, but Democrats are significantly more concerned about the problem.

May 14, 2022

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

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

May 13, 2022

‘Fake News’ Still a Media Problem, Voters Say

The news media don’t question President Joe Biden as aggressively as they questioned former President Donald Trump, according to a majority of voters who say “fake news” is still a major problem.

May 12, 2022

Voters More Worried About Inflation Than Abortion Rights

Despite news reports that the Supreme Court may be ready to overturn Roe v. Wade, abortion rights haven’t displaced inflation at the top of the list of issues most concerning to voters.

May 11, 2022

Pelosi Remains Widely Unpopular

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is still the least popular congressional leader, and even a third of Democratic voters have an unfavorable view of the San Francisco Democrat.

May 10, 2022

War in Ukraine: Who’s Winning?

More than two months into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a plurality of voters see the conflict as a stalemate, and fears of a wider war in Europe remain high.

May 9, 2022

Voters More Worried About Gas Prices Than Climate Change

A majority of voters are concerned about rising energy costs and favor increased drilling for oil and gas, although most Democratic voters consider reducing climate change a higher priority.

May 6, 2022

Inflation: Voters Expect Issue Will Matter in November

Most voters rate President Joe Biden poor for his handling of the economy, and say inflation will be a very important issue this fall in the midterm elections.

May 5, 2022

Biden Shouldn’t Run in 2024, Most Voters Say

A majority of voters think President Joe Biden shouldn’t seek reelection in 2024, and he would lose a rematch with former President Donald Trump by double-digit margins.

May 4, 2022

Roe v. Wade: Voters Divided About Repealing Decision

The leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion that would overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision has voters divided almost evenly over the landmark abortion ruling.

May 3, 2022

Trump’s Endorsement More Valuable Than Biden’s

More than a year after he left office, former President Donald Trump’s endorsement of candidates still matters – more even than the current occupant of the White House.

May 2, 2022

Biden Approval Up in April

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...

April 28, 2022

Most Voters Still See Biden as Weaker Commander-in-Chief

As the war in Ukraine raises issues of U.S. national security, a majority of voters continue to view President Joe Biden as a weaker leader than his predecessors.