November 10, 2022
Inflation and the recent Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade were among the key issues on voters’ minds during the 2022 election, according to new analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) and the Associated Press.
On Wednesday, KFF and the Associated Press released their review of a national midterm election survey, which included a closer look at the key health care issues that mattered to voters this year.
“Despite the clamor about gas prices, the high cost of food was by far the top inflation-related concern that voters said was a factor in their vote,” the report noted. “Health and prescription drug prices were also in the mix, just trailing gas prices and about the same as utilities and housing costs, underscoring that voters see health as a pocketbook issue.”
Among the key takeaways:
The Associated Press VoteCast is a national survey of 2022 midterm voters from October 31 through the close of polls on Tuesday.
The report, as well as an interactive dashboard, is available online.
Tags: Access to Care | Public Health | State Advocacy | Affordable Prescription Drugs | Women's Health
Click on topic below for category-specific news articles.
Support a healthier Pennsylvania.