When you are deciding for whom you are going to vote for President of the United States in 2020, what issue influences your decision the most? (Choose only one)
|Medicare for all||10%|
|Ensuring private health care||4%|
|The Green New Deal||1%|
For most sub-groups, the top four issues deciding whom Alaskans are going to vote for in 2020 are: the economy/jobs—27%, trust/truthfulness—18%, immigration reform—11%, and Medicare for all—10%. The least important issues to Alaskan voters when they cast their ballots in 2020 were gun violence (2%), income inequality (2%), temperament (1%), and The Green New Deal (1%).
Trust/truthfulness was a slightly more important issue among Baby Boomers aged 50-64 (26%) and Anchorage residents (23%). The economy/jobs was most important to full-time employees in the private sector (43%), men (33%), Baby Boomers aged 50-64 (36%), Republicans (33%) and Independents (31%).
Twenty three percent of women chose economy/jobs as their most important issue in 2020, followed closely by trust/truthfulness (20%). A third of men (33%) said economy/jobs was the most important issue in deciding their vote for president in 2020, while three separate issues—Medicare for all (9%), immigration reform (13%) and trust/truthfulness (16%) were the next most important for men in 2020.
Older voters aged 65+ were most likely to be concerned with immigration reform (21%) and Medicare for all (20%) while younger Millennials (aged 18-29) were most concerned with the economy/jobs (29%). In Alaska, Millennials were the least likely to say that gun violence (1%) was the most important issue for them in 2020.