Republicans More Likely to See a ‘Party of the People’ These Days
Voters—and Republicans specifically—have more faith these days that someone in Washington represents them.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 41% of Likely U.S. Voters believe it is fair to say that neither party in Congress is the party of the American people. That’s down from 46% a year ago and the previous low of 43% when Rasmussen Reports first asked this question in 2010. This finding reached a high of 53% four years ago. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 12-13, 2018 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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