Voters OK Sinema’s Party Switch, Agree ‘System Is Broken’
By more than a 2-to-1 margin, voters approve Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s decision to leave the Democratic Party, and overwhelmingly agree with her that the political system is “broken.”
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 60% of Likely U.S. voters approve of Sinema leaving the Democratic Party and declaring herself an independent, including 39% who Strongly Approve. Just 27% disapprove of Sinema leaving the Democrats, including 12% who Strongly Disapprove. Another 13% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 900 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on December 14-15 and 18, 2022 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, LLC. See methodology.
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