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Rasmussen Poll: Trump Better Than Obama for Jobs

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By    |   Friday, 02 Dec 2016 01:24 PM

Voters believe that President-elect Donald Trump will be a better president at protecting U.S. jobs and creating new ones, according to a Rasmussen Reports poll.

The poll's results:

  • Trump better than Obama at protecting, creating U.S. jobs: 50 percent.
  • Trump worse than Obama: 34 percent.
  • Trump, Obama performance about the same: 10 percent.

Breaking down the results by party, Republicans and independent voters also believe in Trump over Obama on jobs:

  • Republicans: 79 percent.
  • Not affiliated with either party: 50 percent.
  • Democrats: 31 percent.

The survey of 1,000 likely voters was conducted from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1.

In a November Rasmussen poll, voters said that jobs and the economy were the second-most important reason for their vote, behind the candidates' character.

  • Character: 27 percent.
  • The economy, jobs: 23 percent.
  • National security and the war on terror: 15 percent.
  • Taxes, government spending, business regulation: 13 percent.
  • Social issues: 9 percent.
  • Illegal immigration: 6 percent.

During the transition, Trump and Obama are regularly in contact "on a number of issues," according to Trump's adviser Kellyanne Conway

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