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For U.S. Voters, Trump’s Jerusalem Decision Is A Close Call

Voters are closely divided over President Trump’s decision to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, but among those who value the Jewish state most as a U.S. ally, the majority thinks it’s a good idea.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 40% of Likely U.S. Voters think the United States should recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel despite widespread opposition in the Muslim world. Nearly as many (36%) are opposed, but one-in-four voters (24%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on December 6-7, 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 Likely Voters was conducted on December 6-7, 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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