Voters Repeat: Cut Spending to Help Economy
Voters still want the government to do more to help the economy, and what they want it to do is cut spending.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 42% of Likely U.S. Voters now worry the federal government will do too much to try to help the economy, up five points from December and the highest level of concern since September 2013. But 50% worry the government won’t do enough, generally in line with surveys over the past year-and-a-half. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 800 Likely Voters was conducted on January 9-10, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3.5 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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