Importance of Issues
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Sunday, March 04, 2012
The economy remains far and away the most important thing on voters’ minds this election season on a list of 10 key issues regularly surveyed by Rasmussen Reports.
A new national telephone survey finds that 82% of Likely U.S. Voters see the economy as a Very Important issue in terms of how they will vote in the next congressional election. That’s up two points from December, but generally consistent with findings since August 2007. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
Surveys of 1,000 Likely Voters each were conducted on February 22-23 and 26-27, 2011 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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