Poll: Half of Trump supporters don't trust integrity of election
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Voters who like Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTed Cruz knocks New York Times for 'stunning' correction on Kavanaugh report US service member killed in Afghanistan Pro-Trump website edited British reality star's picture to show him wearing Trump hat MORE have doubts about the legitimacy of November's election, a new poll finds.


Half of those who view Trump favorably say they have little or no confidence in the integrity of the election, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll released Saturday.

Only about one-third of the respondents who identified as Republican said that they have confidence in the vote count.

"Trump has finally said something that that I've been thinking for years," one Trump supporter from Columbia, Mo. told the AP. "I don't think the votes have been counted properly for years. There's voter fraud and attempts to game the system. I don't trust it at all."

Concerns about the integrity of the election are not as high among Democrats, the poll found.

Fifty-nine percent of Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump's economic approval takes hit in battleground states: poll This is how Democrats will ensure Trump's re-election The Hill's Morning Report - Trump takes 2020 roadshow to New Mexico MORE backers said they have quite a bit or a great deal of confidence in the election, and just 18 percent said they believe U.S. elections have a great deal of voter fraud.

In total, 24 percent of respondents said there is almost no voter fraud in U.S. elections, 39 percent said there is some, and 35 percent said there is a significant amount of voter fraud.

Throughout his presidential campaign, Trump has repeatedly expressed concerns about a possibility of a rigged election in November. 

“The whole thing with voter ID identification I think is really — I mean people are going to walk in, they are going to vote 10 times maybe,” Trump said in August.

“Because I want to tell you — I believe it’s going to, just like Bernie SandersBernie SandersChamber of Commerce argues against Democratic proposals for financial transaction taxes Top Sanders adviser: 'He is a little bit angry' Working Families Party endorses Warren after backing Sanders in 2016 MORE, 'I said it was rigged,' well it’s rigged here too, believe me. So I just hope the Republicans are going to be very watchful.”

The AP-NORC poll surveyed a pool of 1,022 adults between Sept. 15-18. The margin of error is 3.7 percentage points.