For Voters, More Government Is A Problem, Not A Solution
Voters aren’t nearly as convinced as the candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination that more government is the answer.
In fact, 59% of Likely U.S. Voters now agree with former President Ronald Reagan that “government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.” A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 26% disagree with the statement from Reagan’s first inaugural address in 1981. Sixteen percent (16%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on October 15-16, 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. See methodology.
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