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US midterm elections 2022: Democrats should focus on rising inflation

A new poll from Harvard's Center for American Political Studies shows that voters consider the top three issues to be inflation, the economy and jobs, and immigration

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Ramesh Ponnuru | Bloomberg
A political party has a problem when voters think it has the wrong answers to their most important questions. It has a bigger problem when voters think it isn’t even focusing on those questions. Democrats have put themselves in that position, and it may cost them dearly in next month’s elections.
 
A new poll from Harvard’s Center for American Political Studies shows that voters consider the top three issues to be inflation, the economy and jobs, and immigration. They also think they’re the top issues for Republican leaders. They see Democratic leaders as most concerned with an entirely different set

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First Published: Oct 23 2022 | 7:56 AM IST

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