Poll: Nearly half of Americans, and almost a third of Dems, think election may have been stolen

Poll: Nearly half of Americans, and almost a third of Dems, think election may have been stolen
LU Staff

[Ed. – It’s important to state this accurately, as the big numbers come from adding together both “very likely” and “somewhat likely.”  So a lot of respondents are still looking for strong proof, or at least we can presume so.  The interesting thing though is that “very likely” outnumbers “somewhat likely” on both side of the aisle.]

According to a Rasmussen poll conducted November 17-18, nearly half of likely voters, 47 percent, believe the election was stolen from Trump. … If Biden is confident in the legitimacy of the results as they stand now, he should be willing to let the process continue, and should publicly express his support for this.

But, Joe Biden’s problems are not simply because many Republicans believe the election was stolen. It’s true that the poll showed a significant partisan divide on this issue: 75 percent of Republicans believe it is very likely (61 percent) or somewhat likely (14 percent) that the election was stolen from Trump. But, according to the poll, while 69 percent of Democrats say it is not at all likely (61 percent) or not very likely (8 percent) that the election was stolen from Trump, 30 percent of Democrats believe it is very likely (20 percent) or somewhat likely (10 percent) that it was.

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