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July 17, 2023

Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Ruling Approved by Most Voters

Barely one-in-five voters think affirmative action programs have been successful, and about two-thirds approve of the Supreme Court’s decision striking down racial favoritism in university admissions.

July 14, 2023

Most Voters Don’t See Vivek Ramaswamy as 2024 Contender

Vivek Ramaswamy has been running for president since February, but most voters don’t think the Ohio businessman is likely to get the 2024 Republican nomination.

July 13, 2023

Broadcast Network News Less Trusted

Cable news outlets are now more trusted than the “Big Three” broadcast networks, and a majority of voters say media bias is getting worse.

July 12, 2023

Ukraine or Taiwan? Voters Divided Over U.S. Defense Priorities

Most Democrats believe the war in Ukraine should be America’s top defense priority, while Republicans and independents are more worried about a Chinese attack on Taiwan.

July 11, 2023

Voters Still Divided Over JFK Assassination

Did Lee Harvey Oswald act alone in the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy? Many voters still aren’t sure, and they don’t like the fact that the government won’t release all its records about the case.

July 10, 2023

GOP Maintains Lead on Taxes

As the 2024 election year approaches, voters continue to trust the Republican Party more on the key issue of taxes.

July 7, 2023

Voters See Asa Hutchinson as Long Shot for 2024

Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced his bid for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination in April, but few voters view him as a contender, and many don’t seem to know who he is.

July 6, 2023

BidenGate: Most Voters Don’t Believe President’s Denials

President Joe Biden last week once again denied being involved in his son Hunter’s business deals with foreigners, but a majority of voters still suspect he was.

July 5, 2023

55% Disapprove of Hunter Biden’s ‘Sweetheart’ Plea Deal

A majority of voters disapprove of a plea bargain that kept Hunter Biden out of federal prison, and suspect favoritism for President Joe Biden’s son.

June 30, 2023

GOP Has Edge With Independent Voters on Corruption Issue

Republicans are more trusted to deal with corruption in government, especially among independent voters.

June 29, 2023

Majority Now Approve SCOTUS Abortion Ruling

One year after the Supreme Court overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling, so that each state can now determine its own laws regarding abortion, a majority of voters approve the decision.

June 29, 2023

ABC News: 'Answer Our Questions -- Or Else!'

The following is the complete text of an email received by Rasmussen Reports this morning:

My name is Elliott Morris, and I am the Editorial Director of Data Analytics at ABC News.

June 28, 2023

‘81 Million Votes’? Nearly Half Say ‘No Way’

Most voters are worried that next year’s presidential election could be affected by cheating, and nearly half agree with a popular song challenging the legitimacy of Joe Biden’s election in 2020.

June 27, 2023

RFK Jr.: 35% of Democrats Think He Might Win

Nearly half of voters have a favorable opinion of presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and, among Democratic voters, more than a third think he could win their party’s 2024 nomination.

June 26, 2023

64% Want U.S. to Recognize Taiwan’s Independence

Despite disavowals from Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, American voters overwhelmingly want their government to recognize Taiwan’s independence from Communist China.

June 23, 2023

Chris Christie 2024? Not Likely, Voters Say

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced his 2024 presidential candidacy this month, but few voters – especially among Republicans – see him as having a chance at becoming the GOP nominee.

June 22, 2023

Nikki Haley Has Little Chance in 2024, Most Voters Say

Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley was one of the first Republican candidates to announce her 2024 presidential campaign, but only a fifth of voters see her as the likely GOP nominee.

June 21, 2023

44% Expect War With China

More confident in the American military than they are their Commander-in-Chief, many voters anticipate war with China in the near future.

June 20, 2023

COVID Cover-Up: Did Dr. Fauci Lie?

Most voters suspect U.S. officials covered up China’s role in the COVID-19 pandemic, and less than half think Dr. Anthony Fauci has told the truth about the research that may have caused the outbreak.

June 19, 2023

Biden Still Trailing Trump for 2024

Even after former President Donald Trump was indicted on federal charges, he still leads President Joe Biden by a six-point margin.