Monday, May 19, 2014
Following comments by Republican strategist Karl Rove that Hillary Clinton’s health “will be an issue” in the 2016 election, voters are closely divided as to whether all presidential candidates should have to release their most recent medical records to the public. They feel much more strongly that candidates should have to release their most recent tax returns.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 38% of Likely Voters believe all declared presidential candidates should release at least their most recent medical records to the public. Forty-two percent (42%) disagree and say they should not have to do so. Twenty percent (20%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 15-16, 2014 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.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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