From Voting Rights to Clean Energy, Georgia Voters Favor Democratic Policy Priorities in Senate Runoff

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Executive Summary

With control of the United States Senate hanging in the balance, new polling from Data for Progress and The Justice Collaborative Institute shows that a bipartisan majority of Georgia voters are more likely to support Senate candidates who embrace Democratic policy priorities on a broad range of issues, including health care, clean energy, voting rights, and direct stimulus payments. 

The polling also shows that Democratic voters are more motivated than Republicans by policy positions. Across the board, far more Republicans responded that a candidate’s position would not affect their decision: On each issue, a quarter to a third of Republican voters said a candidate’s position would not make them more or less likely to support the candidate. Conversely, on all but clean energy (where 20% were neutral), only 12-14% of Democrats said a candidate’s position would not affect their support.