As the controversy over the November election results continues, one new poll shows Americans can agree on one thing.
“Arizona’s ongoing audit of 2020 election results has been widely criticized, but a majority of voters nationwide approve of the election integrity effort,” Rasmussen said. “A new national telephone and online survey by Rasmussen Reports finds that 55% of Likely U.S. Voters support forensic audits of election results to ensure there was no vote fraud. Twenty-nine percent (29%) oppose such audits and 17% are not sure.”
On top of that, a significant percentage of Americans do not think Biden won the election fairly.
“The new survey also found that 41% of voters still don’t believe that Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election fairly,” Rasmussen said. “Arizona’s Republican-controlled state senate is winding down its audit of more than 2 million ballots cast in Maricopa County. Supporters of former President Donald Trump have raised doubt about the results in Maricopa County, which Biden won by about 45,000 votes, larger than his 11,000-vote statewide margin.”
Regardless of the audit outcome, it seems the controversy has gotten Americans concerned about addressing voter fraud.
“While a majority of voters support audits to ensure there was no vote fraud, many are concerned about casting doubt on the election process,” Rasmussen said. “Forty-eight percent (48%) think that expressing doubt about the outcome of elections undermines democracy in America. Thirty-four percent (34%) say expressing such doubts does not undermine democracy and 18% are not sure.”
“In the new survey, Democrats (56%) are more likely than Republicans (47%) or unaffiliated voters (38%) to believe that expressing doubt about the outcome of elections undermines democracy in America,” Rasmussen adds.
Rasmussen also tracks the daily presidential approval rating. As of Tuesday, “52% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Biden’s job performance. Forty-six percent (46%) disapprove.”