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Questions - Affirmative Action - July 22-23, 2011

Voters Skeptical About Fairness of Hiring Practices in Business World

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted July 22-23, 2010

By Rasmussen Reports


1* Do you favor or oppose Affirmative Action programs?



2* Okay, do you favor or oppose government programs that give special treatment when hiring to women and minorities?



3* Do Affirmative Action programs discriminate against white men?



4* Have affirmative action programs been a success, a failure, or somewhere in-between?



5* In today’s business world, when choosing between people of different races or genders, do most employers choose the best person for the job?



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