Voters Give Their Congressional Representatives Better Marks
Voters aren't overwhelmed with their own representatives to Congress but are more supportive of them than they have been in years.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 32% of Likely U.S. Voters believe their congressional representative is the best possible person for the job, but that's up from 24% in June of last year and the highest finding in over six years. Thirty-nine percent (39%) still say their representative is not the best for the job. That finding, however, has been in the mid-40s for the past several years. A sizable 29% remain unsure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 28 and October 1, 2017 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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