70% of Americans want individual mandate delayed

70% of Americans want individual mandate delayed

[Ed. note: Who cares what the people want?]

American voters overwhelmingly support a delay of Obamacare’s individual mandate to purchase health insurance, according to a portion of a new Republican poll shared with the Washington Examiner.

Republican pollster Glen Bolger of Public Opinion Strategies, in a survey conducted for the GOP group Crossroads GPS from Sunday through Tuesday, found that 70 percent of “registered voters” support delaying the individual mandate in the wake of problems with the rollout of the Affordable Care Act. Fifty-five percent said they “strongly favor” such a delay.

Meanwhile, 23 percent said they opposed delaying the individual mandate and its accompanying tax penalty for non-compliance; 14 percent said they strongly opposed. The poll surveyed 661 registered voters nationally and had a margin of error of 4 percentage points.

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