Most Say Warren Lied About Native American Past But Don’t Care
Voters think Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has lied about her Native American heritage in the past, but most also say it’s not a critical issue when it comes to how they will vote.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 34% of Likely U.S. Voters think Warren genuinely believed her claims of Native American heritage. Just over half (51%) say she falsely claimed that heritage to advance her career. Fifteen percent (15%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 20-21, 2019 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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