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Americans Honor Military on Memorial Day – and the Start of Summer

Americans continue to view Memorial Day as one of the nation’s most significant holidays – and the beginning of summer.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 48% of American Adults regard Memorial Day, the day when we honor those who have died while serving in the U.S. military, as one of the nation’s most important holidays. Only five percent (5%) consider it one of the least important, while 44% rate it somewhere in between. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on May 22-23, 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.

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on May 22-23, 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.

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