Fifty-two percent of likely U.S. voters believe it is at least somewhat likely that cheating affected the outcome of the 2020 Presidential Election. That includes 36 percent who think it is very likely.
Only 43 percent do not believe cheating will likely affect the 2020 outcome. That includes 30 percent who say it is not at all likely, according to a new national phone and online survey from Rasmussen Reports.
Looking forward to November, 50 percent of voters believe it is at least somewhat likely there will be widespread cheating that will affect the outcome of this fall’s congressional elections. Twenty-four percent said it is very likely.
Forty-one percent do not believe cheating is likely to impact the midterms, including 22 percent who said it is not at all likely.
Mail-in-voting is still at the center of skepticism. Fifty-eight percent said it is at least somewhat likely wider use of mail-in voting will lead to more cheating. Just 36 percent do not believe mail-in voting will likely lead to more cheating.
When asked which is more important — ensuring there is no cheating or making it easier for everyone to vote — 59 percent said making sure there is no cheating is more important while 38 percent said making it easier for everyone to vote is more important.
Only 37 percent of Democrats said it is more important to make sure there is no cheating in elections. Sixty percent of Democrats would rather ensure everyone votes rather than there is no cheating.
Seventy-six percent of Republicans and 64 percent of voters unaffiliated with either party believe it is more important there is no cheating in the process.
Overall, 52 percent of Republicans, 39 percent of unaffiliated voters and 16 percent of Democrats think it is very likely cheating affected the outcome of the 2020 Presidential Election.