Most Reject Online Voting, See Higher Risk of Fraud
The Obama administration has expressed alarm about dangers to our election system from foreign hackers, and online voting is seen as perhaps the most vulnerable to attack. Most voters still don’t like the idea of voting via the internet and think it’s easier to corrupt than other voting methods.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 29% of Likely U.S. Voters favor allowing voters to vote online in the area where they live. Fifty-nine percent (59%) are opposed to online voting, while 12% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 12-13, 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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