Providing quality and affordable health care tops concerns of likely voters
39% of likely voters ranked “making health care more affordable” as the “most important goal for the country and should receive the greatest attention in reforming our health care system.”
- 29% of likely voters believe “providing affordable quality health care” should receive the “greatest attention from the government at the present time.”
- 22% said “ensuring homeland security in the United States”
- 19% said “reducing government spending and taxes”
- 13% said “improving public education
82% of likely voters believe “there are moral and ethical reasons for making sure everyone in the U.S. has health care. Access to health care is a matter of human dignity.”It appears health care is very much a "values" issue with voters.
71% of likely voters believe “the federal government should take financial responsibility to cover uninsured children,” and 51% “would be willing to pay more in taxes to help pay for health insurance for children.”