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Questions - Big Government - May 1-2, 2014

28% Have Favorable Opinion of the Federal Government
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters

Conducted May 1-2, 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