Voters Are Cool to Making Post Offices Serve As Banks, Too
Voters feel good about the U.S. Postal Service but aren’t sure they want to expand its job description to include banking services as prominent Democrats are proposing.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 31% of Likely U.S. Voters favor local post offices also serving as banks, offering services including checking and savings accounts, low-interest loans, debit cards and check cashing. Fifty percent (50%) are opposed, but 19% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 14-15, 2019 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.
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