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Voters Say NAFTA Better for Canada Than for U.S.

Voters tend to think Canada, like Mexico, benefits more from NAFTA than the United States does. But even after the weekend flare-up over trade policy between President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, they aren’t particularly worried about relations with our northern neighbor.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey shows that 31% of Likely U.S. Voters believe the North American Free Trade Agreement is better for Canada than for the United States. Just 10% think America benefits more. Forty-two percent (42%) think both countries benefit equally from the agreement, while 16% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 11-12, 2018 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 11-12, 2018 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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