54% Favor Repeal of Health Care Law, 56% Say Law Will Increase Deficit
Voters continue to favor repeal of the national health care law passed last year and believe the legislation will increase the federal deficit.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely Voters shows that 54% of Likely U.S. Voters at least somewhat favor repeal of the law, while 39% are at least somewhat opposed. This includes 40% who Strongly Favor repeal and 26% who Strongly Oppose it. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The majority of voters have favored repeal every week but one since Congress passed the health care law in late March 2010. Weekly tracking has found support for repeal ranging from a low of 47% to a high of 63%.