Voters Say Neither Major Party Represents Them
Voters still don’t see eye-to-eye with most members of Congress and continue to believe that Americans aren’t truly represented by either of the major political parties.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters believe it is fair to say that neither party in Congress is the party of the American people. In surveying since 2010, this finding has ranged from a high of 53% in 2014 to a low of 41% last year. Thirty-five percent (35%) disagree, while 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 12-13, 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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