42% Say Ukraine War Has Made U.S. National Security Worse
Most voters believe national security will be an important issue in November, and are more likely to view the war in Ukraine as harmful to U.S. interests.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 80% of Likely U.S. voters think national security will be an important issue in this year’s congressional election, including 44% who say it will be Very Important. That’s down from 88% in April who said national security would be an important issue. Only 14% don’t think national security will be important in the November midterms. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on September 14-15, 2022 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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