Voters consider the economy their top issue in the presidential election, according to newly released Gallup polling.
Close to 90 percent named the economy as their top issue, including 44 percent who said it was “extremely” important and 45 percent who said it was “very” important.
Meanwhile, 83 percent of voters said terrorism and national security was important to their vote, 82 percent identified education as a priority, 80 percent chose health care, 77 percent named the coronavirus, 79 percent picked crime and 76 percent selected race relations.
Majorities of voters said nearly every other issue listed was very or extremely important as well. Seventy-four percent said foreign affairs was very or extremely important, while 68 percent said the same of gun policy, 65 percent agreed regarding immigration and the federal deficit. Sixty-four percent named U.S.-China relations as important, while 61 percent said the same of abortion and taxes and 55 percent selected climate change.