Shutdown poll: How long will it last?

With Congress failing to agree on a funding deal by midnight Monday, the federal government is now closing its doors for the first time in 17 years, and a gover...

The poll in this story is no longer available.

With Congress failing to agree on a funding deal by midnight Monday, the federal government is now closing its doors for the first time in 17 years. In other words, a government shutdown is no longer a matter of if — but for how long.

Federal News Radio readers accurately predicted the government shutdown. More than half of respondents — 58 percent — to Federal News Radio’s online poll last week predicted that the government would shut down today.

So, now, put your powers of prognostication to test. Let us know how long you think the government shutdown will last:

Copyright © 2024 Federal News Network. All rights reserved. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.

    Pay

    Proposed 2% federal pay raise gets support in 2025 defense authorization bill

    Read more
    (Photo courtesy of April Gail Pilgrim, Army)A man teleworks from home

    Teleworking DoD employees targeted by House spending bill

    Read more