Americans Rate Race Relations Even Worse in Government
Confidence in U.S. race relations hit an all-time low earlier this year, but Americans think they’re even worse in politics and government. However, most don’t think Americans are inherently racist.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 53% of American Adults think race relations in government and politics are worse than in society as a whole. Just 12% think they’re better, while 30% think they’re about the same. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on November 27, 2016 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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