79% of Americans Agree We Need Sweeping Laws to Reduce the Influence of Money in Politics

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Washington, DC —79% of Americans agree we need sweeping laws to reduce the influence of money in politics.

Key Takeaways

  • 66% of Americans disagree with the Supreme Court's decision that corporations are people and therefore should be allowed to make unlimited political contributions.
  • 85% of Americans would likely vote for a presidential candidate pledging strict rules on campaign funds.
  • Americans trust Hillary Clinton (56%) more than Donald Trump (44%) to reduce the influence of money in our political system.

These are findings from an Ipsos poll conducted June 17th -20th, 2016 on behalf of Issue One. For the survey, a sample of 1,006 adults age 18+ was collected from the continental U.S., Alaska and Hawaii. Additional information is available for download on the right side of the page.

For more information on this news release please contact:

Chris Jackson
Vice President
US Ipsos Public Affairs
202.420.2025
Chris.Jackson@ipsos.com

Julia Clark
Senior Vice President
Ipsos Public Affairs
312.526.4919
julia.clark@ipsos.com

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79% of Americans Agree We Need Sweeping Laws to Reduce the Influence of Money in Politics

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Chris Jackson
Vice President, US
Ipsos Public Affairs
+1.202.420.2025
chris.jackson@ipsos.com