Interestingly, COVID-19 and its costs were of greater concern to voters 34 and younger than those 50 and older, despite the older population being more likely to have severe symptoms if sickened.

Likely voters are prioritizing addressing the COVID-19 public health crisis, and its economic effects, and securing insurance coverage for people with pre-existing conditions, according to a survey released Thursday by Commonwealth Fund.

Commonwealth Fund surveyed nearly 7,500 likely voters in 10 battleground states: Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin. The survey was fielded between Aug. 25, and Sept. 20.

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