According to new polls, the majority of Americans feel absolutely helpless in this election cycle. Right now, more than 70% of voters said they “feel frustrated about the 2016 presidential election,” and that the entire election appears rigged in the primaries and caucuses. Farron Cousins talks about it.
A new poll by the Associated Press (AP) news agency, in collaboration with the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago, has revealed that a staggering 70% of Americans are disturbed about the country’s presidential elections due in November.
Whereas AP is an international news organization, NORC is one of the largest independent social research organizations in the United States, established in 1941. It has conducted numerous social research projects involving opinion survey and other data collection, for government agencies, nonprofit agencies, and corporations, making it very credible independent research organization.
According to the details of the poll, seven in 10 people said they feel frustrated in the upcoming presidential election. Also, one-quarter of the respondents said they have hardly any confidence that their votes will be counted accurately. However, 56% respondents said they have confidence in the military.
‘ This year’s presidential primary has left many voters feeling helpless and alienated from their political parties, according to a new poll, which found that Democrats and Republicans alike want to see major changes in the way presidential candidates are chosen.
The survey, conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and published Tuesday, reported that a full 90 percent of voters lack confidence in the country’s political system while 40 percent went so far as to say that the two-party structure is “seriously broken.”
Seventy percent of voters, including equal proportions of Democrats and Republicans, said they feel frustrated about the 2016 presidential election and 55 percent reported feeling “helpless.” ‘
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