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Majority of voters say social media will censor on behalf of Biden before Election Day, poll

Nearly a majority of Democrats agree.

Updated: October 27, 2020 - 2:42pm

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Between now and election day, how likely is it that social media companies like Twitter and Facebook will try to suppress any information that is harmful to the Biden campaign?
Just the News Daily Poll
With Scott Rasmussen

A majority of likely voters – including a near-majority of Democrats – say social media companies will censor information harmful to the Biden campaign in the lead-up to next week's election, according to a new Just the News Daily Poll with Scott Rasmussen.

A total of 57% likely voters say that scenario will likely occur, while  29% disagree. The remaining 14% was unsure. 

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Between now and election day, how likely is it that social media companies like Twitter and Facebook will try to suppress any information that is harmful to the Biden campaign?
Just the News Daily Poll
With Scott Rasmussen

 

Notably, a near-majority of Democrats – 46% – says such companies as Facebook and Twitter will censor content on behalf of Biden. Among nonwhite voters, meanwhile, 50% of black voters and 69% of Hispanic voters also believed tech companies would censor for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden over the next week. 

The survey of 1,842 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen using a mixed mode approach from October 23-24, 2020. It included 828 Respondents who have already voted.

To see this poll’s cross-demographic tabulations, click here.

To see this poll’s methodology and sample demographics, click here.

 

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