Most Still Think Candidates Play Politics with Race Issues
Issues of race are a more serious concern now for voters, but most think politicians just use them to get ahead.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 14% of Likely U.S. Voters think most politicians raise racial issues to address real problems. Three-out-of-four voters (73%) think they’re only raising racial issues to get elected. Thirteen percent (13%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on March 6-7, 2016 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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