Most say Americans don’t know how their government works

Most say Americans don’t know how their government works

[Ed. – Sounds high.]

The impeachment of President Trump by House Democrats has highlighted the complexities of our government, but most continue to believe that Americans don’t know how their government works. They still seem to have a handle on the basics of impeachment, though.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 23% of Likely U.S. Voters think most Americans understand how their government operates. Sixty-nine percent (69%) disagree and say most do not understand. That compares to 15% and 73% respectively just over a year ago when Rasmussen Reports first asked this question. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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