Voters Don't Care Much For Celebrities, Outside Campaign Cash
A lot of voters don't like it when candidates in their state finance their campaigns with money from outsiders, and they aren't moved much by celebrity or political endorsements from out-of-staters either.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 41% of Likely U.S. Voters consider it a negative if a candidate receives a sizable number of campaign contributions from outside their state. Only 10% view it as a positive when it comes to their vote. Forty-five percent (45%) say outside campaign contributions have no impact on how they vote. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on October 9-10, 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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