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Questions - Scandalous Behavior - July 24-25, 2013

57% Are Less Likely To Vote for A Candidate Caught in a Sex Scandal
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted July 24-25, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports


1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about scandalous behavior by prominent politicians?

2* How important is a political candidate’s personal life to how you vote?

3* Are you more likely or less likely to vote for a candidate who has been involved in a sexual scandal? Or does it have no impact on your vote?

4* Is the media more interested in where candidates stand on the issues or in controversies about them?

5* Are politicians engaging in more scandalous behavior these days, or has the rise of online social media and increased electronic communications made it harder to hide this kind of behavior?


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