(PartiallyPolitics.com) – According to a recent Quinnipiac poll conducted among Pennsylvania voters, the economy has emerged as the primary concern for voters in the upcoming 2024 presidential election. Out of the respondents, 30 percent identified the economy as the most crucial issue, closely followed by 28 percent who prioritized preserving democracy.
Among the various issues presented in the poll, none managed to secure more than 10 percent of the vote. Gun violence received 9 percent, while abortion and immigration garnered 8 percent and 7 percent, respectively. Health care accounted for 6 percent, whereas climate change and racial inequality were each selected by 4 percent and 3 percent of the participants.
The survey indicated a notable divergence between Republicans and Democrats regarding their top three concerns. For Republican respondents, 47 percent regarded the economy as their primary issue, followed by 23 percent who emphasized preserving democracy, and 12 percent who focused on immigration. On the other hand, among Democrats, 34 percent prioritized preserving democracy, 18 percent highlighted gun violence, and 13 percent placed importance on abortion.
Independents shared a common emphasis on the economy and preserving democracy as their top two concerns, with 36 percent prioritizing the economy and 30 percent emphasizing the preservation of democracy.
Furthermore, the poll also showcased a tight hypothetical race between President Biden and former President Trump for the 2024 election. Forty-seven percent of the participants stated their support for Trump, while 46 percent expressed their support for Biden.
The Quinnipiac poll encompassed 1,584 registered voters and was conducted from June 22 to June 26. It carries a margin of error of plus or minus 2.5 percentage points.
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