August 18, 2021: Forty-one percent (41%) of voters believe that the benefits of government are worth the costs and regulations. A Scott Rasmussen national survey found that 33% disagree and 26% are not sure.
Sixty percent (60%) of Democrats believe that government is worth the cost. However, just 28% of Republicans and 26% of independent voters agree.
By a 41% to 33% margin, those who like traditional Republican policies say government is worth the cost. However, by a 49% to 26% margin, those preferring Trump-like policies say government is not worth the cost.
Fifty-eight percent (58%) of urban voters believe that government is worth the cost. That view is shared by 39% of suburban voters and 30% of rural voters.
Scott Rasmussen is founder and president of the Rasmussen Media Group. He is a political analyst, author, public speaker, independent public opinion pollster and columnist for Creators Syndicate. Read Scott Rasmussen's Reports — More Here.
- ScottRasmussen.com, "41 percent of voters believe benefits of government are worth the cost," August 16, 2021
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