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Democrats, Republicans Express Concern About Increase in Political Violence

If there’s one thing Democrats and Republicans can agree on it’s that the nation’s politicians are in more danger of political violence these days.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 76% of Likely U.S. Voters believe there is a greater danger of political violence these days compared to past years. Only six percent (6%) feel there is less of a danger of political violence, while 16% say the potential for violence is about the same. (To see survey question wording, click here)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 14-15, 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 June 14-15, 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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