KFF/AP VoteCast: Health Care In The 2022 Midterm Election

This interactive dashboard provides insights from AP VoteCast election polling of the 2022 midterm elections, taking a closer look at the role that health care issues may have played in voters’ decisions. Updated: 5pm ET on 11/14/2022.
  • Half Of Voters Say Inflation Was The Single Most Important Factor In Their Vote, While A Quarter Say Overturn Of Roe Was Most Important

  • Inflation Is The Top Issue For Most Voters, While A Third Of Women Under 50 Say The Supreme Court Overturning Roe Is Single Most Important Factor In Their Vote

  • More Than Half Of Democratic Voters And Younger Women Voters Say Supreme Court Decision Had Major Impact On Their Voting Decision

  • Voters Who Say Abortion Should Be Legal, Voted For Democratic House Candidates More Likely To Say Supreme Court Decision Mattered In Their Vote

  • About Four In Ten Voters Across States With Abortion On Their Ballot Say Overturning Roe Had A Major Impact On their Decision To Turn Out To Vote

  • Four In Ten Kentucky Voters Say Supreme Court Decision Had Major Impact On Whether They Turned Out To Vote, Including Six In Ten Democratic Voters

  • Majorities Of Michigan Voters Say Both Outcome Of Abortion Ballot Initiative And Governor Race Was Very Important

  • Large Shares Of Democratic Women Voters In Michigan Say The Supreme Court Overturning Roe Had A Major Impact On Their Vote

  • About One-Fourth Of Vermont Voters Say Supreme Court Overturning Roe Was Most Important Factor In Vote

  • Nearly Three In Ten California Voters Say Supreme Court Overturning Roe Was Most Important Factor In Their Vote, More Than Half Of Democratic Voters In State Say It Had Major Impact

  • In Pennsylvania, Large Shares Of Voters Of The Democratic Candidates Say Their Decisions Were Majorly Impacted By The Supreme Court Decision On Roe v. Wade

  • Nearly Half Of Arizona Voters Say Supreme Court Decision Had A Major Impact On Their Candidate Choice In This Election, Including Two-Thirds Who Voted For Democratic Candidates

  • Two-Thirds Of Voters For Stacey Abrams (D) and Raphael Warnock (D) Say The Supreme Court Overturning Roe Was A Major Factor In Their Candidate Choice

  • At Least Three Times As Many Voters For Democratic Candidates In The Nevada Midterms Say Roe Had A Major Impact On Their Decision To Turnout And Candidate Choice

  • Large Shares Of Democratic Voters In The Wisconsin Midterms Say Overturning Roe Had A Major Impact On Their Decision To Vote, Who To Vote For

  • For Many Voters In Competitive Races, The SCOTUS Decision On Roe Had A Major Impact On Their Vote Choice And Turnout

  • Half Of Voters Say The Economy Is Most Important Issue Facing The Country

  • Voters, Regardless Of Partisanship, Identify Economy As Most Important Issue Facing The Country

  • The Cost Of Groceries Top Economic Concerns, Health Care Costs Ranks Alongside Other Expenses

  • The Cost Of Groceries Is Top Economic Concern Across Partisans, Health Care Costs Rank Higher Among Democratic Voters

  • The Cost Of Groceries Is Top Economic Concern Among White, Black, And Hispanic Voters; One In Five Black Voters Say Housing Is Top Concern

  • Democratic Candidates Had Advantage Among Voters Who Said Cost Of Health Care, Housing, And Child Care Were Most Important Economic Concern; Republicans Won Over Voters Concerned About Gas, Utilities, Groceries

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