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Toppling Roe won’t save Democrats in midterm election: poll


Toppling Roe won’t save Democrats in midterm election: poll

  • Even those who oppose the annulment of Roe v. Wade say the economy is a bigger issue for their vote.
  • Republicans face risks, with an anti-abortion stance at odds with most voters.
  • Most Americans know of a family member or friend who has had an abortion.

Democratic strategists who hope a Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade would turn the political landscape of midterms in their favor could be disappointed.

In a new USA TODAY/Suffolk University poll, even Americans who oppose overturning the historic abortion rights ruling say by 2 to 1 – 59% to 29% – that the economy will be stronger. important to their vote in November. Seven in 10 say the High Court action would have no effect on their choice of whether or not to vote.

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