(POLL) Most Americans still oppose the military draft

Despite the recruitment efforts by the U.S. military, fewer than one-in-four Americans are in favor of a military draft.

This is according to the latest Rasmussen Reports.

The survey found that 23% of American adults think the United States should have a military draft. Sixty-one percent (61%) see no need for a draft and 14% are not sure.

These findings are just slightly changed from 2019, when 30% of likely voters favored a draft

Due to the recruiting crisis, the Army expects to reduce its force by 28,000 troops next year.  

Majorities of every political category – 53% of Republicans, 62% of Democrats and 65% of those unaffiliated with either major party – are opposed to a military draft.

Majorities of both men (56%) and women (65%) are opposed to a military draft while married Americans are more likely than their unmarried peers to support a military draft.

To see survey question wording, click here.

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2 thoughts on “(POLL) Most Americans still oppose the military draft”

  1. Rasmussen should have asked men of draft age what their opinions are. Opinions of people who won’t be drafted don’t count for much.

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