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State by State Ratings of the Economy: Oklahoma and Texas Most Optimistic

West Virginia & Ohio Rate Economy as Poor

Forty-seven percent (47%) of voters in both Oklahoma and Texas rate the economy as good or excellent. Those are the most positive assessments among twenty states surveyed by Rasmussen Reports in late August and early September.

At the other end of the spectrum are West Virginia and Ohio where 30% percent rate the economy as poor. Arkansas (29%), Missouri (29%), and Pennsylvania (27%) also have a large number of people rate the economy as poor.

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