54% Say US Elections Fair to Voters
77% Say Choice of President Matters a Lot
Fifty-four percent (54%) of Likely Voters say that American elections are generally fair to voters. A Rasmussen Reports survey found that 32% say they are not fair.
This is among the highest percentage of voters ever recorded who believe our election process is fair. At its lowest point in the late 1990s, just 42% believed elections were fair to voters.
One factor that may be contributing to the more positive assessment is that supporters of both candidates believe their team has a good chance of winning. Still, 80% of Bush voters currently believe elections are fair along with just 30% of Kerry's supporters.
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