32 Percent of Voters Believe American Society is Not Fair

Tying highest level in over six years


One-third of voters maintain their belief that American society isn't fair—tying the highest level of pessimism in over six years.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 58% of Likely U.S. Voters now consider American society generally fair and decent.  That is in line with July's numbers andup only slightly from a recent low of 55% in August of last year.  Thirty-two percent (32%) disagree and think American society is generally unfair and discriminatory. That's unchanged from the previous survey which marked the highest negative view since late July 2007. (To see survey question wording, click here.)