Poll Finds 78 Percent Want Proof Of Citizenship Requirement To Vote


A new poll by Rasmussen finds that 78% of respondents support a requirement of showing proof of citizenship in order to vote. Not that the Democrats care.

A federal judge last week upheld the right of states to require proof of citizenship before allowing someone to register to vote. Voters continue to overwhelmingly support such a requirement.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 78% of Likely U.S. Voters believe everyone should be required to prove his or her citizenship before being allowed to register to vote. That’s up from 71% a year ago. Just 19% oppose that requirement. (To see survey question wording, click here.)  (Read More)

Maggie’s Notebook has more on the recent decision upholding the right of states to require proof of citizenship.