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For Voters, Trump More Help Now to Candidates

As midterm elections draw nearer, voters see President Trump as more of a positive than they did a year ago.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 34% of Likely U.S. Voters think it would help political candidates in their state if Trump came to campaign for them, up only slightly from 31% last year at this time. But while just as many (33%) say a Trump appearance would hurt those candidates, that's down 10 points from 43% a year ago. Twenty-two percent (22%) say it would have no impact, while 11% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on October 7-8, 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 October 7-8, 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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