Opinion Poll: Economy, Immigration Top List of Most Important 2022 Election Issues


Economics and immigration top the list of top issues for Americans ahead of the 2022 midterm elections, a University of Massachusetts Amherst survey released Friday.

Poll asked Respondents can identify the issues that matter most when determining candidates for the 2022 midterm elections.

Overall, the economy took first place on the list, with 32% of respondents citing it as the most important issue. It remains a top issue for political parties, with a majority of Democrats (22%), Republicans (45%) and independents (37%) choosing it as their top priority.

Overall, immigration was a top priority for 13% of respondents, followed by abortion (12%), healthcare (10%) and climate change (10%). No other issues had double-digit support among all respondents.

However, Democrats ranked climate change as the second most important issue at 20%, followed by abortion (18%).

Immigration also ranks second behind Republicans, with 25% choosing it as the most important issue. Behind the economy, 14% of independents chose health care as their top priority, followed by immigration at 13%.

Results are consistent with other investigations. exhibition The number one economy on the list is the most important issue for voters heading into midterm elections when deciding on the votes.

Breitbart News reported:

58% of eligible US voters, while President Biden struggles with a general decline in approval ratings (a trend that has plagued his presidency) speak The economy is the number one issue that will determine how they will vote in the November 8, 2022 midterm elections.

Thirty-two percent said “health care” would decide their vote, followed by immigration (28 percent), government spending (23 percent), coronavirus pandemic (23 percent) and abortion (20 percent).

University of Massachusetts Amherst Survey conducted on May 5-9, 2022 with 1,000 respondents, has a margin of error of ±3.5%.

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