Most Think Government Too Powerful
Americans continue to feel their freedom is at risk from an all-powerful government.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 62% of Likely U.S. Voters think there is too much government power and too little individual freedom in America today. Just eight percent (8%) disagree and think individuals have too much freedom and government not enough power. One-in-four (25%) think the balance is about right. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 27-28, 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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