Gallup Poll: Informed Americans Rate Both Parties in Congress Worse
Posted on Oct 7, 2015
A Gallup poll shows that the more Americans know about government, the more they disapprove of the Democrats and Republicans in charge.
“The fundamental finding is that Americans who know the most about how Congress operates are not only the most negative about Congress in general, but also about the Republicans and Democrats in Congress specifically.
A new national Gallup poll was released July 6th, and it included three additional candidates on top of President Barack Obama, and former Governor Mitt Romney. These candidates were Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party, Jill Stein of the Green Party, and Virgil Goode of the Constitution Party.
The drop in support during the campaign is likely due to two factors.
LP Executive Director Wes Benedict comments, “The Libertarian Party has supported legalizing marijuana for decades. Soon, a clear majority of Americans will be in agreement with our position.”… Read more ...
Every month, the Gallup Organization releases a poll, asking voters if they identify as Republicans, as Democrats, or as others. If they respond “other”, they are asked if they lean toward either the Democratic or the Republican Party.