Americans overwhelmingly believe that Vote by mail will lead to more vote fraud, most believe that vote fraud affected the outcome of the 2020 presidential election

Oct 11, 2021 | Survey, Vote Fraud

new Rasmussen Reports survey shows that by a 66% to 28% margin likely voters believe that mail-in voting will lead to more vote fraud. Over 50% of whites, blacks, and others and all income groups believe that. Democrats, those who approve of Biden, and those with graduate degrees are the only ones where there isn’t a majority who believe that. In addition, by a 48% to 41% margin, Americans think it is a bad policy for states to adopt mail-in voting rules.

Most Americans (56% to 39%) think that cheating affected the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. Those most skeptical are Democrats, blacks, those with graduate educations, and those making over $100,000 a year.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 65% of Likely U.S. Voters believe that wider use of mail-in voting will lead to more cheating in elections, including 51% who say it’s Very Likely. Twenty-eight percent (28%) don’t think more mail-in voting will mean more cheating, including 14% who say it is Not At All Likely.

Rasmussen Reports, “Vote-By-Mail: Most Voters Think It Will Cause More Cheating,” October 11, 2021.