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

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.

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Chris Jackson Vice President US Ipsos Public Affairs 202.420.2025 [email protected]

Julia Clark Senior Vice President Ipsos Public Affairs 312.526.4919 [email protected]

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