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Democrats Value Syria A Lot More Than GOP, Unaffiliated Voters

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Nearly half of voters still regard Syria as important to America’s well-being, but Democrats feel that way much more strongly than other voters.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey shows that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters consider Syria a vital national security interest for the United States these days. That’s virtually unchanged from last December but down from a high of 58% in October 2016, President Obama’s final year in office. Thirty-three percent (33%) do not view Syria as critical to U.S. national security, a new high. Twenty percent (20%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on October 13-14, 2019 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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