New Poll: Voters Trust Democrats More Than Republicans On Health Care, By 15 Points
September 24, 2018
Health care is a top issue for voters and it’s clear why they trust Democrats more than Republicans to better handle the issue: Democrats want to expand access to care while Republicans only want to continue their health care sabotage.
Health care is a top issue for voters. They trust Democrats more than Republicans to better handle health care issues.
Voters believe Democrats can better handle health care issues by a 15-point margin.
55 percent of Americans say a congressional candidates positions on health care will be extremely important to their vote.
Americans say they’ve been hurt by Republicans’ health care sabotage.
A majority of voters disapprove of Trump’s handling of health care.
By a 2-1 margin, Americans say Republicans’ recent changes to health care laws have hurt, rather than helped, with their health care coverage and costs.
Americans believe the Affordable Care Act works and want to see more people covered.
64 percent of Americans want the government to take steps to help more people get covered.
A majority of Americans believe the Affordable Care Act is “about right” or “didn’t go far enough.
Republicans know their health care sabotage is unpopular, yet many are still doubling down.
Washington Post’s Health 202: “Republicans aren’t talking about health care this year on the campaign trail, fearful their past attempts to repeal and replace Obamacare will now backfire with voters.”
Axios: “With the midterm elections fast approaching and Democrats riding a clear advantage on health care, many Republicans are nevertheless doubling down on largely unpopular ideas like repealing the Affordable Care Act and cutting Medicare.”