Saturday, February 4, 2017

Overwhelming support for Trump refugee plan: 82% of Republicans and Conservatives, 54% of unaffiliated voters, and 52% of all voters still favor temporary freeze on refugees to US until better vetting system is in place. 56% favor temporary block of visas, 2/2/17 and 2/3/17 Rasmussen poll of 1000 Likely Voters

Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2017 survey of 1000 Likely Voters. 

"Fifty-six percent (56%) favor the temporary block on visas prohibiting residents of Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen from entering the United States until the government approves its ability to screen for likely terrorists." 2/3/17, "Most Voters Think Trump, Unlike Obama, Puts U.S. Interests First," Rasmussen Reports

2/2/17, "Most Still Favor Refugee Freeze," Rasmussen Reports

"A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 52% of Likely U.S. Voters favor a ban that keeps refugees from all countries from entering the United States for the next four months until there is a better system in place to keep out individuals who are terrorist threats. Forty-three percent (43%) are opposed. (To see survey question wording, click here.) 

The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 31-February 1, 2017 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."


Overall 52% approve

Crosstabs, Rasmussen subscription required:

82% of Republicans approve
22% of Democrats approve
54% of others approve


Rasmussen Crosstabs-Approval by ideology:

Conservative 82%
Moderate 46% 
Liberal 17%
Not sure 29%


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