The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of May 27-28, 2015, finds that although a substantial majority (60%) of Likely U.S. Voters say that illegal immigrants should not be allowed to vote, as many as 35% (or one-out-of-three) believe that “illegal immigrants should be allowed to vote if they can prove they live in this country and pay taxes.” 5% are undecided.
As usual, there are partisan differences:
- 53% or more than one out of every two Democrats think tax-paying illegal immigrants should have the right to vote.
- In contrast, 21% of Republicans and 30% of voters not affiliated with either major political party agree.