GOP Voters Expect More Party Loyalty
Who do political parties represent, their own voters or outside interests? Republicans care about this question more than Democratic voters do.
A new national telephone and online survey by Rasmussen Reports finds that 87% of Likely U.S. voters believe it is important that political parties represent the interests and beliefs of their most loyal voters, including 58% who say it is Very Important. Only 10% don’t think it’s important for parties to represent their loyal voters. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on August 7-8, 2022 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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