The PJ Tatler

Poll: Republicans Hold Advantage Over Dems on Voter Trust to Handle Top Issues


A new Gallup poll released today found that voters are indicating more trust for Republicans to handle the issues that they rank as most important.

Seventy-five percent of voters said equal pay for women is extremely or very important to their vote, and Dems have a strong advantage over the GOP on the issue. On climate change, though, where Dems have a 20-point advantage, only 40 percent of voters said it was important to their vote.

Republicans came out ahead not just on economic issues and immigration, but have a 19-point trust advantage when it comes to dealing with the ISIS threat.

The parties are essentially tied on Obamacare and jobs.

Gallup notes that the GOP has made gains on trust to handle the economy: