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Questions - Speaker Vote - January 5 and 8-9, 2023

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National Survey of 900 U.S. Likely Voters
Conducted January 5 and 8-9, 2023
By Rasmussen Reports


1* The beginning of the new Congress was delayed because the House of Representatives could not agree on who should be Speaker of the House. How serious of a problem was this delay?



2* Choosing a Speaker of the House was delayed because some Republican members refused to vote for Republican caucus leader Kevin McCarthy. Who was more to blame for this, Kevin McCarthy or the Republicans who voted against him?



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