50% of Democrats Expect to Vote By Mail
The political debate over mail-in voting continues to rage, but a sizable number of voters, especially Democrats, plan to vote that way. Most voters are confident that their vote will be fairly counted, too.
Fifty-nine percent (59%) of Likely U.S. Voters say they are likely to cast their vote in this year’s presidential election in person at the polls. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 26% say they are more likely to vote by absentee ballot, while another 12% think they’re likely to use some other kind of mail-in ballot. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted August 20 and 23, 2020 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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