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Social Media + Politics = Bad News for Voters

Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are more ubiquitous than ever these days. Even the president himself often turns to Twitter to make his voice heard. But voters aren’t convinced social media has a place in politics. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The national survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on April 13 & 16, 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 national survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on April 13 & 16, 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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