Black Voters Like Louis Farrakhan. Everyone Else, Not So Much
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and a leader of the Women’s March are catching heat after information surfaced that they met with or appeared at events with Louis Farrakhan, a notorious anti-Semite. While a majority of voters don’t like the leader of the Nation of Islam, black voters see him in a more favorable light.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 21% of Likely U.S. Voters have at least a Somewhat Favorable impression of Farrakhan, including eight percent (8%) who have a Very Favorable opinion of him. Fifty-three percent (53%) view Farrakhan unfavorably, with 32% who have a Very Unfavorable view of him. But another 26% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on March 11-12, 2018 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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