Less than half of American voters say they support a candidate who wants to legalize abortion, according to a new poll.
New ABC News/Ipsos poll 48% of registered voters said they would support a candidate who supports the legalization of abortion, and 33% said they would support a candidate who supports restricting abortions other than to save the life of the mother. I answered that the question does not matter in the poll.
Taking a closer look at the issue, 61% of Americans and 62% of registered voters say abortion should be legal all or most of the time. But polls show that most Americans fall in the middle, with 34% thinking abortion should be legal most of the time, and another 30% saying abortion should be illegal most of the time. I think it should be. Seven percent say they support a complete ban on abortion.
Abortion weighs heavily on voters’ minds and has been a high priority for Democrats since the Supreme Court ruled Roe v. Wade in June.Access to abortion may now be affected various states Based on the results of the upcoming elections.
However, it is in the spotlight as 50% of polls say either the economy (28%) or inflation (22%) is the most important issue when it comes to voting in midterm elections. Abortion is not the only problem. Abortion is the third most important issue, with 16% saying it is a priority.
However, the value of the issue varies by partisanship.
Republican priorities are on economic issues, with 73% citing one of these two issues, including 45% for economic issues and 28% for inflation. Half of the independents cite the economy or inflation as the most important issue.
The poll was conducted from October 28 to October 29 against a nationally representative random sample of 729 general adults and 621 registered voters. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.9%.
https://www.wkrg.com/hill-politics/nearly-half-of-american-voters-say-theyll-support-a-candidate-who-wants-to-keep-abortion-legal/ Almost half of American voters say they support candidates who want to legalize abortion