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Voters about evenly split on question of whether Supreme Court balanced or 'too conservative'

Just 15% of those survey said the high court is too liberal.

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The Supreme Court
The Supreme Court
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Updated: December 11, 2020 - 4:46pm

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A roughly equal number of voters say the Supreme Court is either too conservative or balanced "about right," according to a new Just the News Daily Poll with Scott Rasmussen.

Just over a third of voters  – 34% – said the high court has the right balance of justices, while 33% said it is "too conservative." 

Fifteen percent said the court is "too liberal," and the 18% were unsure.

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 Ideologically, is the Supreme Court too liberal,  too conservative, or about right?
Just the News Daily Poll
With Scott Rasmussen

The court has three justices appointed by Democratic presidents – two from Barack Obama and one from Bill Clinton. The other six were appointed by Republican presidents.

The survey of 1,200 registered voters was conducted by Rasmussen using a mixed-mode approach, from Dec. 3-5. 

To see the poll's cross-demographic tabulations, click here.

To see the poll's methodology and sample demographics, click here.

 

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