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POLL: Michiganders see immigration, Trump as most important issues; split on health care


July 25, 2019

By Mikenzie Frost

The 2020 presidential election is more than a year away but the polling has begun. A new poll commissioned by the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce revealed that likely Michigan voters are paying attention to national debates, and those voters named some of the topics splashed across the headlines as among the most important.

The survey asked people about immigration, the economy, health care and President Donald Trump, as well as open-ended questions and Michigan-specific queries. Sandy Baruah, president and chief executive officer of the Detroit Chamber, said the results show that the fringes of political parties are driving the current narrative. The survey was conducted by Glengariff Group Inc.

“The survey results find that overall, Michigan voters are far less divided than many would make them out to be. Other than health care, there is a general consensus to be found on a number of pressing issues,” said Richard Czuba, founder of Glengariff Group Inc.

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