Economy Remains Top Issue On Voters' Minds
Every night, Rasmussen Reports asks voters what issues are most important to them when voting, and economic issues have remained at the top of the list for the past two years.
For the week ending Sunday, November 14, 2010, 43% of Likely Voters nationwide say economic issues such as jobs and economic growth are the most important in terms of how they’ll vote in the next national election. (To view question wording, click here.)
Since the beginning of 2010, the number of voters who put economic issues first has ranged from 37% to 49%. This range was a bit higher in 2009, when 37% to 52% of voters said economic issues were the determining factor to how they vote.
Just a few days after Barack Obama won the presidential election in November 2008, 44% of voters put the economy first.
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