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What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending October 15, 2022

In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:

- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 44%.

- With less than a month remaining until the midterm elections, President Joe Biden’s approval rating is sagging in six key states where Republicans lead in the battle for control of Congress.

- Despite controversies over other issues, the economy remains the top concern for voters just weeks ahead of November’s crucial midterm elections.

- With the midterm elections now less than a month away, inflation is still the issue voters are most concerned about.

- Concerns about election cheating often focus on the use of electronic voting machines, and Republican voters are most concerned that the devices may enable cheating.

- Despite billions of dollars in federal spending to help the homeless, most Americans believe the problem has gotten worse.

- The 2022 midterm elections are now 25 days away, and Republicans have a seven-point lead in their bid to recapture control of Congress.

- Economic confidence decreased to 85.8 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, more than three points lower than September.

- A year after school controversies helped Republicans win big in Virginia, education remains an important issue for most voters.

- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of October 2-6, 2022, decreased to 94.3, down more than three points from 97.9 two weeks earlier.

- Thirty percent (30%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.

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