Surveillance State? Voters Fear U.S. Government Almost as Much as Foreign Spies
A majority of voters are worried that their government is spying on Americans – almost as much as they fear spying from foreigners.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 74% of Likely U.S. voters are concerned about the U.S. government spying on American citizens, including 49% who are Very Concerned. Only 25% aren’t concerned about domestic spying. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 911 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on April 17-19, 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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