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Americans Stay Positive About Jobs Picture

Americans see a better job market these days and tend to think it will stay that way. For Democrats more than others, though, more government hiring is the way to go.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey shows that 44% of all American Adults believe the job market is better than it was a year ago. That’s consistent with findings over the past 18 months and up from the teens and 20s during the Obama years. Just 19% think the job market’s worse now. Thirty percent (30%) say things are about the same as they were a year ago. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted November 4-5, 2019 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 American Adults was conducted November 4-5, 2019 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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