Numerous surveys in the last two years have found worryingly low levels of trust in U.S. elections. A new national poll of 1,498 likely voters, commissioned by Election Reformers Network, goes further, asking for views on our system of election administration and on changes aimed at bolstering voter trust.
The findings suggest that voters:
- Place significant value on having election officials acting impartially
- Aren’t satisfied with the level of impartiality that currently exists
- Want elections officials to meet minimum qualifications before taking office
- Want rules limiting partisan activities by election officials