Most Don’t Agree With Democrats or Republicans in Congress
Voters continue to see Democrats in Congress as more liberal than they are and congressional Republicans as more conservative.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 48% of Likely U.S. Voters think the average Democrat in Congress is more liberal than they are, although that’s down from 54% three years ago. Only 18% feel the average congressional Democrat is more conservative, while 29% say politically their views are about the same. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted June 17-18, 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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