Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Despite continued poor ratings for Congress’ performance, voters are slightly less in favor of voting to get rid of the entire Congress and aren’t quite convinced they’ll vote for someone other than an incumbent this November.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that, when given a choice, 60% would vote in the next election to get rid of the entire Congress. That’s down considerably from 78% in 2013 and 68% the previous year. Just 17% would vote to keep the entire Congress, but that’s up from previous surveys. A sizable 22% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 8 and 11, 2016 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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