For Sale: Congress
Monday, June 26, 2017
Voters still think members of Congress aren’t above selling their vote, although they’re less likely to believe that their own local representative has.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 60% of Likely U.S. Voters think most members of Congress are willing to sell their vote for cash or campaign contributions. Just 17% don’t feel that Congress sells its votes, while a sizable 22% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here).
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 20-21, 2017 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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