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More Voters Think GOP - If You Count Trump As A Republican

Monday, January 13, 2020

Voters identify more with Republicans than Democrats when it comes to the issues – unless you regard President Trump as a party of his own.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that when thinking about the major issues facing the country, 44% of Likely U.S. Voters say their views are closest to the average Democratic member of Congress. Just 13% identify most with the average Republican member of Congress, but 37% say their views are closest to GOP President Trump. This marks little change from a year ago. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted January 9 and 12, 2020 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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