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July 15, 2024

32% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Thirty-two percent (32%) 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 11, 2024.

 

July 13, 2024

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

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

July 12, 2024

Election 2024: Trump +6 Over Biden

Former President Donald Trump has maintained his lead over President Joe Biden in the past month, in the wake of the June 27 presidential debate.

July 12, 2024

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll, Sponsored by Miranda Devine's "LAPTOP FROM HELL" Friday shows...

July 11, 2024

Who’s in Charge at the White House? Most Don't Think It's Biden

Most voters don’t think Joe Biden is actually doing the job of president, and few are very confident that he is capable of doing the job.

July 10, 2024

Are the News Media More Biased Than Ever?

Hatred of the news media may be at an all-time high, and a majority of voters say media bias is still getting worse.

July 9, 2024

Inflation: Voters Trust GOP More to Deal With ‘Very Serious’ Problem

A strong majority of voters consider inflation a very serious problem, and Republicans have a 16-point margin over Democrats in terms of who voters trust to handle the issue.

July 8, 2024

Election 2024: Republicans Still Leading on Economy

Voters overwhelmingly expect the economy to be a top issue in November and, by a 7-point margin, trust Republicans more than Democrats to handle the issue.

July 5, 2024

After Debate Disaster, 55% Think Democrats Should Dump Biden

President Joe Biden clearly lost to former President Donald Trump in last week’s televised debate, according to a majority of voters, who agree that Democrats should find a replacement for Biden as their candidate.

July 3, 2024

Just 12% View Julian Assange as Hero

Americans voters have decidedly mixed views on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s recent release from custody.

July 2, 2024

Kamala Harris: Voters Still Don’t Like VP Very Much

As the 2024 election campaign heats up, President Joe Biden isn’t helped much by having Vice President Kamala Harris as his running mate.

July 1, 2024

Biden Approval Improves Again in June

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...

June 28, 2024

Abortion: Democrats’ Lead on Issue Thinner Than Ever

Although nearly half of voters identify as pro-choice on the abortion issue, the Democratic Party’s advantage has dwindled to statistical insignificance.

June 27, 2024

68% of Democrats Believe Biden Is a ‘Great’ President

More voters agree with a negative message about former President Donald Trump than with a positive message about President Joe Biden.

June 26, 2024

80% Say Trump’s VP Pick Doesn’t Matter

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is the favorite to be former President Donald Trump’s vice-presidential running mate, but for most voters, the VP choice doesn’t really matter.

June 25, 2024

Social Security: Most Expect to Get All Their Benefits

Confidence that Social Security will pay out its promised benefits remains high, and voters trust Republicans slightly more than Democrats to deal with the issue.

June 24, 2024

Trump Favored to Win Thursday’s Debate

With the earliest-ever presidential debate scheduled for Thursday, former President Donald Trump is favored over incumbent President Joe Biden as the debate winner by a 10-point margin. 

June 21, 2024

33% Agree COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Is Killing Large Numbers of People’

Nearly a quarter of those who got vaccinated against COVID-19 regret it, and a third agree with a medical expert’s condemnation of the vaccine as deadly.

June 20, 2024

Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index

The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for June decreased to 90.8, down slightly from 91.1 in May.

June 20, 2024

Could Gavin Newsom Replace Joe Biden?

Voters aren’t excited by the suggestion that President Joe Biden could be replaced as the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate by California Gov. Gavin Newsom.