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Do Americans Think 2018 Will Be a Good Year?

While more than half of Americans are feeling good about 2018, they aren’t as high on the upcoming year as they have been in recent years.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 56% of American Adults think 2018 will be at least a good year. That includes 14% who expect it to be one of the best years ever, 17% who feel it will be an excellent year and another 25% who say it will be a good year. Only 18% expect 2018 to be a poor year. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on December 27-28, 2017 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 American Adults was conducted on December 27-28, 2017 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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