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Questions - Importance of Issues - September 13-14 & 17-18, 2012

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted September 13-14 & 17-18 2012

By Rasmussen Reports


1* I’m now going to read you a short list of issues in the news.  For each, please tell me how important that issue is in terms of how you will vote in the next Congressional election.



National Security and the War on Terror

Energy Policy

War in Afghanistan


Government Ethics and Corruption


Health Care

Social Security



NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence