- A Quinnipiac poll questioned American’s views on voter fraud and suppression.
- The poll found 82% of Republicans were most concerned about voter fraud.
- Meanwhile, 84% of Democrats were more concerned about voter suppression, the poll found.
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Republicans and Democrats are almost identically split on whether they think voter fraud or voter suppression is a bigger issue in the US, according to a new Quinnipiac poll.
The poll, published on Thursday, found that 49% of the Americans questioned said voter suppression was a bigger issue, while 42% said voter fraud was a bigger issue.
When broken down by party lines, 83% of Democrats said voter suppression while only 13% said voter fraud, and 82% of Republicans said fraud and 11% said suppression.
Independents were more closely split, with 47% saying voter suppression posed a bigger threat while 44% chose voter fraud.
The poll was published amid a Republican-led push for legislation on voter restriction in several states.