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Public view on important issues for the U.S. presidential election in 2011

This survey shows a public view on important issues that might matter in the campaigning for the upcoming U.S. presidential election. The survey was done between September and October 2011 and gives additional information about the generation gap of american voters. Overall, the job situation is the most important issue regardless of the age of the respondent. Social security is the second most important issue for members of the silent generation, who are between 66 and 83 years old now.

Which issues matter most to you in deciding your vote for president next year?

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Release date

November 2011


United States

Survey time period

September 22 - October 4, 2011

Number of respondents

2,410 adults

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Millennial (18-30 years olds): 381 people.
Generation X (31-46 year olds): 493 people.
Baby Boomer (47-65 year olds): 905 people.
Silent (66-83 olds): 515 people.
1st & 2nd choice combinded. Based on registered voters. Figures may not add to 100% because of rounding.

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