Voters See Less Tolerance for Political Differences
President Biden promised to unify the country, but voters say Americans are becoming more intolerant of political disagreement.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 77% of Likely U.S. Voters say Americans less tolerant of each other’s political opinions than they were in the past. That’s the same percentage as four years ago, immediately after President Trump’s inauguration. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on January 27-28, 2021 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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