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Jan. 8, 2020, 3:46 PMUpdated: Jan. 9, 2020, 2:27 PM

Health Care Remains Top 2020 Issue as Parties Split (Corrected)

Alex Ruoff
Alex Ruoff

Health is the top issue for a majority of voters this year, similar to the 2018 midterm elections, according to a poll released Wednesday by the Bipartisan Policy Center.

Health care ranked above the economy, immigration, taxes, and gun control for voters nationally, according to the poll. It was the most-important issue for both Democrats and independent voters and No. 3 for Republicans.

“It is clear health care will be a defining issue in the 2020 election,” Caroline Bye, managing director for Morning Consult, which conducted the poll, said.

A medical assistant arranges tools for a procedure at the Whole Woman’s Health abortion clinic in San Antonio, Tex.
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