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Voters Say They’re More Socially Liberal, More Fiscally Conservative

Voters tend to believe the body politic is becoming more liberal on social issues but still leans conservative in fiscal areas.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 41% of Likely U.S. Voters think voters in general are becoming more liberal on social issues like abortion, public prayer and church-state topics. Twenty-seven percent (27%) say voters are becoming more socially conservative, while 25% believe their views in these areas are remaining about the same. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on July 24-25, 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 July 24-25, 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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