66% Say Government Should Cut Spending To Help Economy
Voters See Government Spending as Burden on Economy
Voters Think Obama, Dems More Likely To Raise Taxes, Spending Than Romney, GOP
52% Think Economy Will Be Unchanged or Weaker A Year From Now
57% Say Housing Prices Will Take More Than Another Three Years to Recover
43% Expect Higher Interest Rates in a Year
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Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Voters remain closely divided over the government’s role in responding to the troubled economy, but cutting spending remains a favored option for most.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 44% of Likely U.S. Voters are worried the federal government will do too much in reacting to the nation’s economic situation rather than not enough. Forty-eight percent (48%) are more worried the government will not do enough. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The national survey of 1,000 Likely Voters nationwide was conducted on June 15-16, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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