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Questions - Death Penalty - June 21-22, 2020

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National Survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters

Conducted June 21-22, 2020
By Rasmussen Reports


1* The federal government is reinstating use of the death penalty after nearly 20 years. Do you favor or oppose the death penalty?


2* (Answered by 505 Voters Who Favor the Death Penalty) Which statement is closer to your own thinking – that the death penalty is an effective way to deter crime or that the death penalty removes a violent offender from society and prevents them from hurting others again?


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