COVID-19: Two-Thirds of Democrats Want Mandatory Masks, Even After Vaccination
Amid growing concern about the “Delta variant” of COVID-19, politics divides Americans over the response, with Democratic voters overwhelmingly in favor of a return to requiring masks in public.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 45% of Likely U.S. Voters believe people should be required to wear masks in public places, even if they’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19. Forty-six percent (46%) disagree, and nine percent (9%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on July 29 and August 1, 2021 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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