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September 24, 2020

Most Don’t Blame Climate Change for Spread of Forest Fires

Most voters agree the incidence of wildfires is up this year, but they don’t buy that climate change is the main reason the fires are spreading.

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September 24, 2020

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday, sponsored by Whatfinger News – The largest Drudge Report alternative, shows...

September 23, 2020

White House Watch: Biden Inches Back

Democratic nominee Joe Biden is back in the lead, just barely, in the latest Rasmussen Reports’ weekly White House Watch survey.

September 23, 2020

33% Agree Coronavirus Lockdown Is Historic Assault on Civil Liberties

Politics continues to be a major defining factor when voters are asked about America’s response to the coronavirus. One-third of voters share U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s assessment that the resulting national lockdown is an unprecedented assault on civil liberties.

September 22, 2020

Rasmussen Reports Weekly Immigration Index

The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of September 13-17, 2020 rose to 104.0 from 101.4 the week before.

September 21, 2020

31% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Thirty-one percent (31%) 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 September 17, 2020.

September 21, 2020

83% of GOP Voters Want Trump To Fill Ginsburg’s Seat

Republicans overwhelmingly want President Trump to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s U.S. Supreme Court seat, but among all voters, just over half think he should leave the position vacant for the winner of the presidential election to fill.

September 19, 2020

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

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

September 17, 2020

Voters Plan to Get More Involved in This Year’s Election

Democrats and Republicans are a lot more eager to get involved financially and otherwise in politics this year.

September 17, 2020

Most Want ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Laws to Protect Police, Fear for Public Safety

Most voters believe there is a war on police in America today and want to make attacks on cops punishable as a hate crime. Blacks worry most that these attacks will make their communities less safe.

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September 16, 2020

New Highs for Trump's Handling of Economy, National Security

Voters now give President Trump the highest marks of his presidency when it comes to his handling of the economy and national security. He's doing better than President Obama was going into the 2012 election.

September 15, 2020

Trump’s The Choice For Voters Who’ve Experienced Violent Protests

Three-out-of-four voters who’ve had violent anti-police protests in their community rate those protests important to their vote in the presidential election. Among these voters, a sizable majority like the job President Trump is doing.

September 14, 2020

Voters Say Media Focuses on Issues With Biden, Controversy With Trump

Voters think the media is a lot more interested in selling you Joe Biden’s positions than it is in letting you know where President Trump stands on the issues. Controversy’s the key when it comes to media coverage of Trump.

September 11, 2020

North Carolina Senate: Cunningham (D) 47%, Tillis (R) 44%

Incumbent Republican Thom Tillis is trailing Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham by three points in North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race.

September 11, 2020

North Carolina: Trump 48%, Biden 46%

President Trump holds a narrow lead over Democratic nominee Joe Biden in the battleground state of North Carolina.

September 10, 2020

Michigan Senate: Peters (D) 48%, James (R) 40%

Incumbent Democrat Gary Peters holds a comfortable lead over Republican challenger John James in Michigan’s sole 2020 U.S. Senate race.

September 10, 2020

Michigan: Biden 51%, Trump 43%

President Trump has a ways to go if he’s going to win Michigan again this presidential cycle.

September 9, 2020

Trump Voters Are Staying Silent Again This Year

Trump voters appear to be hiding their vote again this election cycle.

September 8, 2020

Ohio: Biden 49%, Trump 45%

Democratic nominee Joe Biden holds a four-point lead over President Trump in Ohio, a state that historically has been a must-win for Republicans.

September 7, 2020

Trump’s Monthly Approval Continues to Climb in August

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.