Voters See Crime Is Getting Worse, and Many Don’t Think Biden Can Handle It
Nearly two-thirds of voters say violent crime is getting worse, and half are not confident in President Joe Biden’s ability to deal with the problem.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 65% of Likely U.S. Voters say the problem of violent crime in America is getting worse. Only 10% say the violent crime problem is getting better, while 22% think it is staying about the same. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 900 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on May 25-26, 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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