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February 12, 2021

Most GOP Voters Still Don’t Think Biden Was Elected Fairly

Much of the impeachment case against former President Trump in this week’s Senate trial has focused on his claims about election fraud, but a majority of Republican voters agree with his claim that Joe Biden was not elected fairly.

December 21, 2020

Voters Think China’s Influence Will Grow Under Biden

Many U.S. voters suspect China interfered in our recent elections and believe Chinese influence here will grow with Joe Biden in the White House.

December 15, 2020

Most Think Media Hid Hunter Biden Story Before Election Day

Most voters suspect the news media buried the Hunter Biden story until after the election and think there’s a good chance that new President Biden was involved in his son’s overseas dealings.

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December 14, 2020

36% Still Think A Trump Win Likely Through Court Challenges

Most Republicans are still holding on to the hope of a second Trump term through the ongoing legal challenges in several states. But voters in general tend to see those challenges as political stalling rather than evidence of election fraud.

December 7, 2020

Most Say Mail-In Voting Worked, But 47% Say Fraud Likely

Most voters say this year’s unprecedented level of mail-in voting was largely successful and continue to think President Trump should concede the presidential race. Republicans, however, strongly believe Democrats are likely to have stolen the election.

November 19, 2020

61% Think Trump Should Concede to Biden

Most voters now believe President Trump should admit that he lost the election, although they’re less certain their friends and neighbors would agree. They’re more closely divided, however, over whether the Democrats stole the election as Trump contends.

November 11, 2020

Most Decided Their Vote Over A Month Ago, Worry About Voter Fraud

Voting patterns in this year’s presidential election are virtually the same as those in 2016, with most voters making their decision weeks before Election Day. But over a quarter of voters worry their vote won’t be correctly counted.

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November 10, 2020

Only 56% of Biden Voters Say They Were Voting FOR Biden

Looking back at the presidential election, Trump voters overwhelmingly say they voted for the president, while a sizable number of Biden supporters admit they were voting against Trump rather than for the former vice president.

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November 6, 2020

Trump Voters Scorch Media Coverage; Biden Voters Like It

Voters are less critical of the media’s presidential campaign coverage than they were four years ago, with most continuing to rely on television as their primary news source. But Biden voters remain far bigger cheerleaders of the media than Trump voters are.

November 5, 2020

How Did We Vote and What For

President Trump’s job performance was the most important issue for Biden voters, closely followed by the coronavirus. For Trump voters, the economy came first and then how the president did his job.

November 4, 2020

Voters Reject Post-Election Unity, Say Violence More Likely If Trump Wins

Regardless of the winner, few voters expect us all to get along after Election Day. A Trump win is expected to trigger a more violent reaction than a Biden victory.

November 3, 2020

Trump’s Voters Expect A Winner Today More Than Biden’s Do

Trump voters are much more confident than Biden supporters that the winner of the presidential race will be known today. Among all voters, Democrat Joe Biden is seen as more likely to admit he’s lost than President Trump.

November 2, 2020

Ohio: Trump 48%, Biden 45%

President Trump has moved three points ahead of Democrat Joe Biden in Ohio, a state that is key to Trump’s hopes of staying in the White House.

November 2, 2020

Pennsylvania: Biden 49%, Trump 45%

Democrat Joe Biden holds a four-point lead in Pennsylvania, a state that appears essential to President Trump’s reelection.

November 2, 2020

White House Watch: Biden 48%, Trump 47%

President Trump and Democrat Joe Biden are in a near tie in Rasmussen Reports’ final White House Watch survey before Election Day.

November 1, 2020

Florida: Biden 48%, Trump 47%

Going into Election Day, Democrat Joe Biden and President Trump are in a virtual tie in the critical state of Florida.

October 30, 2020

North Carolina Senate: Cunningham (D) 47%, Tillis (R) 44%

Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham has moved into a three-point lead over incumbent Republican Thom Tillis in North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race.

October 30, 2020

North Carolina: Trump 48%, Biden 46%

President Trump has edged to a two-point lead over Democrat Joe Biden in the battleground state of North Carolina.

October 29, 2020

Arizona Senate: Kelly (D) 48%, McSally (R) 43%

Democratic challenger Mark Kelly has grown his lead over incumbent Republican Martha McSally in Arizona’s U.S. Senate special election race.

October 29, 2020

Arizona: Trump 48%, Biden 45%

President Trump has moved to a three-point lead over Democrat Joe Biden in Arizona just days before Election Day.