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Health Care, Economy Top Voter Concerns This Election Year

Health care and the economy dominate voter concerns as America begins the slow formal crawl to the next presidential election.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 23% of Likely U.S. Voters identify health care as the most important issue to their vote in the upcoming elections. The economy is a close second with 21% who list it as their top voting concern.

For 15%, taxes and spending are most important, while 13% are most concerned with illegal immigration. Next is climate change, the most important voting issue for 11%, followed by President Trump’s impeachment (6%) and national security (5%). Another five percent (5%) rate something else as most important. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted February 2-3, 2020 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted February 2-3, 2020 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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