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87% Expect Sotomayor Will Be Confirmed, 45% Say She Should Be

Eighty-seven percent (87%) of the voters nationwide believe Judge Sonia Sotomayor will be confirmed as the next United States Supreme Court Justice. That figure includes 59% who believe her confirmation is Very Likely.

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This national telephone survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports May 26-27, 2009. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence (see methodology).

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