Youngest Voters Remain Most Likely To Question Social Security
Voters continue to respect the Social Security system, but most of those under 40 still don’t expect it to fully pay off when they retire.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 70% of Likely U.S. Voters regard Social Security favorably, with 33% who view it Very Favorably. Twenty-two percent (22%) hold an unfavorable opinion of the federal government program for retirees, but that includes only six percent (6%) with a Very Unfavorable one. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 11-12, 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.
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