If it's in the News, it's in our Polls. Public opinion polling since 2003.

Questions - Big Government - August 6-7, 2014

When It Comes to Government, Voters Opt for Small
See Toplines
See Crosstabs
Platinum Page


National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted August 6-7, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports

1*  Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable opinion of the federal government?

2*  Is the era of big government over?

3* Should the era of big government be over?

4* Generally speaking, would you prefer a more active government with more services and higher taxes or a smaller government with fewer services and lower taxes?

5* Generally speaking, what level of government do you trust the most—the federal government, state government or local government?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence