More Americans are optimistic about the future and equality than you think

There's only 8% who think the U.S. isn't living up to America's ideals

Updated: July 17, 2020 - 12:38pm

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While many believe the public has negative views of the country’s racial progress and that President Donald Trump has made race relations worse America, a sizable amount of voters are optimistic about America’s future regarding equality.

45% of voters say that the next decade will bring more improvements in equality, according to a Scott Rasmussen Ballotpedia poll.  74% of voters say that Americans are getting along with each other regardless of where they’re from or what they look like.

There's only 8% who think the U.S. isn't living up to America's ideals.

When it comes to the founding American ideal of freedom, only 39% expect progress over the next decade. 

Scott Rasmussen discusses America’s optimism towards the future of equality in his new Number of the Day podcast. 

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