69% Want Terrorist Designation for Mexican Drug Cartels
Voters overwhelmingly believe America is threatened by Mexican drug cartels, and support proposals to designate the cartels as terrorist organizations.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 79% of Likely U.S. voters believe Mexican drug cartels are a serious threat to the United States, including 55% who say the threat is Very Serious. Only 16% don’t think the drug cartels are a serious threat. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,017 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on March 9 and 12-13, 2023 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research.
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