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Most Think Congress Should Focus on Passing Good Legislation

As midterm election results pour in from across the nation, most voters continue to believe it’s incumbent on Congressional representatives to pass good legislation, and are slightly more confident than earlier this year that Capitol Hill will address the nation’s most serious problems.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 58% of Likely U.S. Voters believe it’s a more important role for Congress to pass good legislation. Thirty-two percent (32%) think it’s more important for Congress to prevent bad legislation from becoming law. Ten percent (10%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 4-5, 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 4-5, 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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