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Support Remains Strong for English As Official Language

Most states have designated English as their official language, and Americans continue to strongly believe that should be national policy as well.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 77% of American Adults think English should be the official language of the United States. Only 15% disagree. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on February 25-26, 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 American Adults was conducted on February 25-26, 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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