Americans Still Support English as Official Language
More than half the states have made English their official language, and nearly three-quarters of Americans believe that should be the policy nationwide.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 73% of American Adults think English should be the official language of the United States. Only 18% disagree. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on April 11-12, 2021 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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