2012 election: voters' priorities as of September

This survey shows the opinion of registered voters on the main issues in the 2012 elections in the United States. During the survey period, it was found that the economy was a very important issue for 87 percent of registered voters.

Voters' priorities in the 2012 elections, as of September 2012

Percent of voters saying each is "very important" to their vote
Economy87%
Jobs83%
Health Care74%
Education69%
Budget deficit68%
Taxes66%
Medicare65%
Terrorism60%
Foreign policy60%
Energy55%
Abortion46%
Immigration41%
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Source

Release date

September 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

September 12 to 16, 2012

Number of respondents

2,424 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Registered voters

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Multiple responses were allowed.

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