Fifty-seven percent of likely U.S. voters believe it is likely the outcome of some elections this year will be affected by cheating. That includes 30 percent who said it is very likely.
These numbers come from the latest Rasmussen Reports national phone and online survey.
Just 40 percent don’t think election outcomes are likely to be affected by cheating, which includes 18 percent who say it’s not at all likely.
Fifty-six percent of voters believe it is more important to make sure there is no cheating in elections while 41 percent think it is more important to make it easier for everybody to vote.
Fifty-two percent said mail-in-voting makes it easier to cheat in elections while 14 percent think that, somehow, mail-in voting makes it harder to cheat. Thirty percent said mail-in-voting doesn’t make a difference.
Sixty-five percent of Democrats believe it is more important to make it easier for everyone to vote. Just 21 percent of Republicans and 36 percent of unaffiliated voters agree. Seventy-seven percent of Republicans and 61 percent of unaffiliated voters think it is more important to make sure there is no cheating in elections. Just 31 percent of Democrats agree.