Only 30% View Merrick Garland Favorably
More voters have a negative impression of Attorney General Merrick Garland than view him favorably, and most don’t think he’s doing a better job than his predecessors.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 30% of Likely U.S. Voters have a favorable impression of Garland, including 14% who have a Very Favorable view of him. Thirty-nine percent (39%) view Garland unfavorably, including 29% who have a Very Unfavorable impression of the former federal judge. Thirty-two percent (32%) say they’re not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on October 21 and 24, 2021 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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