Impeachment isn’t shaping up as the most critical issue in next year’s elections, and voters still tend to think President Trump’s removal from office would hurt the economy. Democrats, of course, disagree.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 51% of all Likely U.S. Voters say impeachment is important to their vote in the 2020 elections, with 36% who say it’s Very Important. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

By comparison, 85% say health care is important to their vote next year, including 45% who say it’s Very Important

You can listen to the War Room: Impeachment podcast on iTunesStitcherSpotifyGoogle Play, and Soundcloud.

Key Takeaways:

  • Democrats (48%) are much more likely than Republicans (24%) and voters not affiliated with either major party (34%) to consider impeachment Very Important to their vote
  • A plurality (47%) of voters still believes the impeachment and removal of Trump from office would be bad for the economy



The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted December 8-9, 2019 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.