Voters Now Trust GOP More on Ethics and Corruption
With growing questions about Benghazi and actions taken by the Internal Revenue Service and the Justice Department, Democrats' noticeable edge over Republicans in voter trust in the area of government ethics and corruption has disappeared.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 39% of Likely U.S. Voters now trust Republicans more to handle the ethics and corruption issue. Nearly as many (37%) still trust Democrats more. Twenty-four percent (24%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The surveys of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 15-16 & 19-20, 2013 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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