Poll Finds Broad, Bipartisan Support for Updating Electoral Count Act
- October 26, 2021
New polling released today shows strong bipartisan support for updating the Electoral Count Act (ECA), an outdated 19th century law that has provided the framework governing the casting and counting of electoral votes for president and vice president, including Congress’ role in the process.
Key findings from the polling include:
The full pollster overview memo is available here.
These findings are based on the results of a nationwide online survey conducted by GS Strategy Group and ALG Research from September 20-26, 2021, among N=1,012 registered voters (912N nationwide + 100N oversample of Republicans). The confidence interval for the main sample is +/- 3.2% at the 95% level of confidence. The confidence interval for subgroups varies and is higher.
The poll was commissioned by Campaign Legal Center, Issue One, Protect Democracy, and Represent.Us
Read more about the results in the Washington Examiner (Oct. 26, 2021).
For more information about Protect Democracy’s work on defending free and fair elections, and updating the Electoral Count Act, click here.