The FINANCIAL — Fifty-six percent (56%) of New York voters favor repeal of the new national health care bill, according to a new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey in the state.
Forty-two percent (42%) of Likely Voters in the Empire State, however, oppose repeal of the health care bill. These figures include 41% who Strongly Favor repeal and 31% who Strongly Oppose repeal.
Support for repeal in New York is a bit more evenly divided than the national average.
In early April, just after President Obama signed the health care bill into law, 50% of voters in the state favored repeal.
The survey of 500 Likely Voters in New York was conducted on July 20, 2010 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4.5% percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
Most Republicans and unaffiliated voters overwhelmingly favor repeal of the Health Care Bill, while Democrats are more evenly divided.
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