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More Voters Delayed Their Voting Decisions This Year

More voters waited to make up their minds this year, including nearly one-out-of-three independents who delayed a decision until the final week before Election Day.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 48% of all Likely U.S. Voters decided more than a month ago how they would vote in this year’s congressional elections. Twenty-four percent (24%) decided within the last month. But 26% say they made up their minds only within the last week, with 10% who decided on Election Day. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 7, 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 November 7, 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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