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Published — December 12, 2017

☎ Center for Public Integrity-Ipsos election laws poll

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How familiar are you, if at all, with the Federal Election Commission (FEC)?

Total Democrats Republicans Independents
Very familiar 8% 10% 9% 7%
Somewhat familiar 21% 22% 25% 21%
Heard the name 31% 34% 28% 34%
Never heard of 30% 27% 29% 26%
Don’t know 10% 8% 9% 12%

Do you agree or disagree with the following statements:

a. Political ads online should be required to say who paid for the ad

Total Democrats Republicans Independents
Strongly agree 57% 63% 52% 69%
Somewhat agree 27% 23% 35% 22%
Somewhat disagree 7% 7% 7% 2%
Strongly disagree 3% 3% 2% 2%
Don’t know 7% 3% 3% 5%
Agree (net) 84% 86% 88% 91%
Disagree (net) 9% 10% 9% 4%

b. Federal election laws are necessary to ensure fair elections

Total Democrats Republicans Independents
Strongly agree 51% 60% 49% 53%
Somewhat agree 28% 25% 34% 27%
Somewhat disagree 8% 6% 9% 5%
Strongly disagree 4% 3% 2% 7%
Don’t know 10% 6% 6% 8%
Agree (net) 79% 85% 83% 80%
Disagree (net) 11% 9% 11% 11%

c. American elections are fair and open

Total Democrats Republicans Independents
Strongly agree 16% 15% 23% 10%
Somewhat agree 34% 32% 41% 37%
Somewhat disagree 28% 33% 23% 27%
Strongly disagree 15% 19% 7% 20%
Don’t know 7% 2% 6% 7%
Agree (net) 50% 46% 64% 47%
Disagree (net) 44% 52% 30% 46%

Read this Center for Public Integrity/Ipsos poll’s methodology.

See full poll results from Ipsos here.

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Trump needs to conduct these activities because the entire MSM media, excluding Fox, is campaigning against him 24/7/365.

Didn’t Monica’s boyfriend’s wife and various criminal enterprises outspend Trump by almost 2-1?

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Why wouldn’t he get an early start on fund raising? Hillary outspent him two-to-one in 2016. The Dem’s are the party of big money. The President knows this and is attempting to get a jump on it. Of course the Dem candidate will outspend him in 2020 so it’s only rational that he starts fund raising now.

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Oh brother. We just 8 years of the Campaigner – in – Chief. Where was this journalistic rectal thermometer then. Just another article about 2000 words too long that merely takes another slap at Trump for something he far from initiated.

j stevenson
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j stevenson

The big difference between Trump and all the rest is his refusing to accept funds from lobbyists, so they don’t have the White House access they are used to. These are the donors who buy the presidency and are as pixxed off that he won the election as are the media and the Dems. Lobbyists have never been shut out of the WH and Trump has told them he is not for sale.

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Trump needs to be impeached and tossed in prison. Then have the key thrown away so he will never be free. Then he can see how it feels not to have freedom.

Mark Sullivan
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Mark Sullivan

Thank you for the usual insightful leftist low IQ Snowflake response.

barney
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hes not imprisoning them hes sending them back to their country chill tf out

SOUTH JERSEY
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SOUTH JERSEY

WHY DONT YOU HAVE FREEDOM?

Tom Larkin
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Tom Larkin

First, something positive. I was happy to learn of empirical information in article. BUT, the article was so slanted against President Trump as to be deemed fake news (“Perhaps Trump just lied.” (Two different issues)). The article mentions that President Trump raised over $67 million, but ended 2018 with $19 million. President Trump spent over $40 million 2016 and 2017. President Trump conducted 57 political rallies. The article notes the hats and T-shirts sold, but NEVER MENTIONS THE INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF REPUBLICAN SENATORS during a mid-term election that lost the House and the number of political rallies in… Read more »

Ted Sirois
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At least Trump is getting donations from willing donors. Fresh from his first election, Obama used billions of our children’s tax dollars to save thousands of union jobs in the car industry and bailed out the banks and many Wall Street businesses. This secured his source of reelection funds for his reelection four years later.

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South Jersey

TRUMP 2020; IS AN AMAZINGLY SMART MAN! VERY ORIGINAL & CREATIVE. I AM HAPPY TO HAVE HIS AS POTUS.

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SOUTH JERSEY

THIS ARTICLE WAS OBVIOUSLY WRITTEN BY, A TRUMP-HATE-GROUP. THAT FEELS; IT IS NOT NORMAL TO BE SUCCESSFUL WITH YOUR OWN BRAND NAME. WHEN, IF FACT, IT IS NORMAL! >>>>> THIS IS >>> FAKE NEWS!!! <<<< ie: A PACK-OF-LIES; SPUN INTO; DEFAMATION OF CHARACTER. FOR A SINISTER-AGENDA OF; FASCIST DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST, COUP D'ETAT