WisBusiness: Pollster says health care ‘among top issues’ for voters heading into 2020 election

WisBusiness: Pollster says health care ‘among top issues’ for voters heading into 2020 election

Kaiser Family Foundation pollster Ashley Kirzinger said health care is “among the top issues” voters want to hear about heading into the 2020 election.

But she said that voters would make choices in both the presidential election and in down-ballot races “almost entirely on their perceptions of President Trump.”

Speaking at the WisPolitics.com Midwest Polling Summit in Madison this week, Kirzinger touted the importance of health care in the last five presidential elections, saying it’s been a top-three issue for voters since 2000 and was the most important topic in the 2018 midterm elections.

But even as the polling showed concerns about health care becoming more prominent in voter’s minds nationally, Kirzinger said the data reflected a sharp partisan divide.

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