Nation's Priorities And Direction Of Country

Nation's Priorities And Direction Of Country

The IBD/TIPP Poll asks Americans their thoughts on the most important issues facing the country and the direction the nation is headed in. Here’s what they had to say.

Raghavan Mayur

Coronavirus is the most important issue confronting the country according to 27% of Americans, followed by the economy at 20% and immigration at 20%.  The results are from the latest IBD/TIPP Poll of over 1,300 Americans completed in late July. IBD/TIPP asked Americans, "What is the most important issue facing the country today?"

Health care and climate change received 8% each. Six percent mentioned racial justice, and another six percent said crime.

Homelessness got 5%, while home affordability was mentioned by 3%.

The uncertainty surrounding coronavirus Delta and Lambda variants takes center stage, forcing a nation about to emerge from pandemic-induced restrictions to take a step back, delaying the return to normalcy.