42% Favor Candidate Who Opposes All Tax Increases
Voters are still in agreement that tax cuts and government spending decreases help the economy, and support for a candidate who would oppose all tax increases is at its highest level in over a year.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 42% of Likely U.S. Voters would be more likely to vote for a candidate who promised to oppose all tax increases over one who would only raise taxes on the rich. Forty-one percent (41%) would vote for the one who would only raise taxes on the wealthy. Seventeen percent (17%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 27-28, 2013 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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