Health care promises to be sizable voting issue in 2020

Health care promises to be sizable voting issue in 2020
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[Ed. – No doubt the Dems will be milking this one again, using the same scare tactics that helped them flip the House in 2018.]

Eighty-five percent (85%) of Likely U.S. Voters say health care is important to their vote in the 2020 presidential election, with 45% who say it’s Very Important, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey. This compares to 87% and 55% respectively last October just before the midterm national elections.

Just 14% rate health care as not very or Not At All Important to their vote next year. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

Consistent with regular surveying since mid-2012, 33% of voters rate the U.S. health care system as good or excellent. Just as many (32%) consider it poor.

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In terms of reforming health care, 54% still say reducing the cost of care is more important than making sure everyone has health insurance. But that’s down from a high of 62% in March 2017 shortly after President Trump took office. Thirty-nine percent (39%) rate a health insurance mandate as more important.

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