Race relations have become “worse” for a plurality of American voters under the Biden administration according to a new Rasmussen Reports poll released on Tuesday.
“28% of Likely U.S. Voters believe race relations in the United States have gotten better since Biden’s election. Thirty-nine percent (39%) believe race relations have gotten worse” pic.twitter.com/PnkYJT3hRp
— Rasmussen Reports (@Rasmussen_Poll) June 1, 2021
A Plurality Of Americans Believe Race Relations Have Become Worse Under President Biden
Survey participants were asked the question, “Are race relations in the United States better or worse since the election of President Biden?”
39 percent, a plurality, said they believe race relations are “worse.”
28 percent believe race relations have improved under President Biden, calling them “better.” Another 28 percent said that issue was “about the same.”
Meanwhile, 5 percent of respondents were unsure.
The survey was taken May 27 and 30 among 1,000 likely U.S. voters.
Not surprisingly, more Republicans believe race relations have deteriorated than Democrats, with 65 percent of GOP voters believing thing shave worsened since Biden entered the White House compared to only 16 percent of Democrats.
Republicans are more likely to say race relations have worsened, 65 percent to the Democrats’ 16 percent.
36 percent of black participants said race relations are “about the same” during the Biden administration. 34 percent said things were “better” followed by 24 percent who said they had become “worse.”
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Rasmussen: ‘Most Voters…Don’t Believe The New President Has Improved Race Relations’
Rasmussen reported, “While support from black voters was crucial to President Joe Biden’s election, most voters – including most black voters – don’t believe the new president has improved race relations or made life better for young black people.”
“Voter opinions of American race relations under Biden’s presidency are better than during former President Trump’s tenure in the White House,” Rasmussen observed.
The polling outlet noted, “Three years ago in June 2018, only 20% of voters said U.S. race relations had gotten better since Trump’s election, while 32% said life had gotten better for young black Americans.”
Rasmussen added, “Nevertheless, voters gave Trump a better rating on race relations than former President Obama; in Obama’s final year in office, 60% of voters said U.S. race relations had gotten worse since his election.”
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