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Less than 10% of voters see China as an ally to the United States

A majority sees the country as between an ally and an enemy.

Updated: December 31, 2020 - 1:59pm

Less than 10% of American voters say the People's Republic of China as an "ally" of the United States, according to a new Just the News Daily Poll with Scott Rasmussen.

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Just 7% of respondents said the Communist-run country was a U.S. ally, while 27% perceived China as an enemy. A majority of respondents – 54% – perceived the country as "in between" the two designations. 

China's Communist government has been the subject of heightened criticism and scrutiny over the past year following allegations that it significantly mishandled the COVID-19 outbreak that began in that country and allowed the virus to spread worldwide.

Under the Trump administration. the country has also repeatedly been called our for efforts to manipulate financial markets and impose unfair restrains to companies trying to do business in China, including wanting access to foreign companies' intellectual property. 

Click here to see this poll's cross-demographic tabulations.

Click here to see the poll's methodology and sample demographics.