US poll shows American voters looking forward for primaries
The impending US midterm elections are exciting both Republican and Democratic voters according to a Morning Consult/Politico survey.
Morning Consult/Politico poll disclosed, on Wednesday, that Republicans and Democrat voters are becoming more and more eager about the upcoming US midterm elections.
With an unweighted margin of error of plus or minus 2%, the survey was conducted from August 12–14 among a representative sample of 2,005 registered voters.
According to the poll's findings, a record amount of anticipation for the midterm elections, with 65% of Republicans and 62% of Democrats saying they are either "very" or "extremely" excited to vote.
The poll's findings also revealed that Republican voters are more likely than Democratic voters to say they are "extremely" excited to cast their ballots in the next election (44% vs. 36%).
According to the study, recent events in the US, such as the contentious FBI search of former President Donald Trump's Florida home and the Democrats' approval of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, are among the main causes of the rising interest in voting.
56% of those polled say they disapprove of the president's performance, while 42% say they agree, in regard to Biden's tenure in office.
Earlier, on July 21st, a poll conducted by a research company SSRS for CNN revealed that US elections are believed by only 58% of Americans to reflect the will of the people.
"In general, how confident are you that elections in America today reflect the will of the people?" Participants were asked. 33% answered they are "not at all confident," and 25% said they are "just a little confident."
Those who were "very confident" that elections actually reflect the people's will accounted for just 16%, and another 26% seemed to be "somewhat confident."
According to the same survey, almost half of respondents (48%) believe that some elected officials are likely to overturn the results of an election in the US if their party does not win.