Voters more comfortable with one-party rule now compared with 2008

Voters more comfortable with one-party rule now compared with 2008

More than half of voters feel comfortable with the prospect of one party controlling both the Executive and Legislative branches of government, as Republicans will do when Donald Trump enters the White House in January. Democratic voters have changed their tune on this arrangement following Election Day.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 55% of Likely U.S. Voters are at least somewhat comfortable with one party running the White House, the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. Thirty-nine percent (39%) are not comfortable with this scenario. These findings include 33% who are Very Comfortable with such an arrangement and 20% who are Not At All Comfortable with it.

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