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Poll: 83 Percent Say Violent Crime a Key Issue in Midterms

By    |   Thursday, 06 October 2022 01:06 PM EDT

Sixty-two percent of likely voters say they believe violent crime in the U.S. is getting worse, according to a new Rasmussen Reports poll.

Polls results, released Wednesday:

  • 11% say they believe the problem of violent crime is getting better.
  • 24% say they think the problem is staying about the same.
  • 83% of Republicans say they believe violent crime is getting worse, compared to 41% of Democrats, and 64% of independents.
  • 83% of all those surveyed say the issue of violent crime will be important in the midterms.
  • 48% say they give President Joe Biden a poor rating on the crime issue, compared to 37% who say they rate him as good or excellent.

The poll, conducted Oct. 2-3, surveyed 1,000 likely voters. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.

Jeffrey Rodack

Jeffrey Rodack, who has nearly a half century in news as a senior editor and city editor for national and local publications, has covered politics for Newsmax for nearly seven years.

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