Share of U.S. public who think it likely Russia interfered in the 2016 election

This statistic shows the share of adults in the United States who think it is likely that the claim of the intelligence agencies that Russia attempted to interfere with the U.S. 2016 presidential election is correct, as of March 4th, 2017. In March 2017, 32 percent of Americans thought it was extremely likely that the reports were correct.

Percentage of U.S. adults who believed that Russia attempted to interfere in the U.S. 2016 election, as of March 2017

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Source

Release date

March 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 1-4, 2017

Number of respondents

1,025 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Respondents were asked "How likely do you think it is that the intelligence agencies’ assessment that Russia attempted to influence in the U.S. election is correct -- extremely likely, very likely, somewhat likely, not too likely or not at all likely?"

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