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Half See Economic Growth As More Important Than Fairness

Half See Economic Growth As More Important Than Fairness

Voters continue to prioritize growing the economy over ensuring it’s fair, but most already consider it fair.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 50% of Likely U.S. Voters think, generally speaking, economic growth is more important than economic fairness. Forty-three percent (43%) think fairness is more important. These findings have remained fairly consistent in surveys since January 2013. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on February 7 and 10, 2019 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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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on February 7 and 10, 2019 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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