A plurality of U.S. adults say loose voting rules, which can result in illegal votes being cast, are a “bigger problem” than voter access, a CNN poll released Friday found.
The survey, conducted by SSRS from April 21-April 26 among 1,004 adults, asked respondents to gauge what they consider to be a “bigger problem” regarding elections in the United States. The choices were: 1) “That the rules around voting make it too difficult for eligible citizens who want to vote to cast a ballot” or 2) “That the rules around voting are not strict enough to prevent illegal votes from being cast.”
A plurality, 46 percent, chose the latter, identifying loose voting rules as a “bigger issue,” compared to 45 percent who chose the former. Four percent said that “neither is a problem in the United States,” and five percent expressed no opinion.
The results indicate a narrowing