Weekly Quiz — Nov. 6
As the news unfolds each day, Morning Consult is on top of it. We capture how people think and feel about what’s happening around the world in politics, consumer trends, public health, sports, the economy, entertainment and more. Take the quiz below to find out how well you understand public opinion — and catch up on stories you might have missed.
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Outside of the economy, what do Americans consider the top issue driving their voting decisions in the 2022 midterms?
- The coronavirus
- Gun policy
More than 6 in 10 voters (61%) said they consider crime a “very important” issue when deciding whom to vote for in the 2022 midterms — second only to the economy, which 77% of voters labeled as a top issue in the most recent week of surveys.Read the full article
Which generation has the greatest share who say CEOs should get involved in political, social and/or cultural issues?
- Gen Zers
- Gen Xers
- Baby boomers
Among Gen Z adults, 84% think CEOs should get involved in political, social and/or cultural issues, compared with 60% of baby boomers, 67% of Gen Xers and 75% of millennials. Gen Z adults are also just as likely to say CEOs should voice opinions on issues that go beyond the company’s remit (40%) as not (44%).Read the full article
Among adults who could potentially purchase a home in the coming years, roughly _ in 5 believe they would be able to do so without facing hardship.
Roughly 1 in 5 adults who could potentially purchase a home in the coming years (22%) believe they would be able to do so without facing hardship. A majority of adults (56%) view homeownership as a financial risk.Read the full article
Amid inflation, what share of consumers plan to purchase gift cards for the holidays?
Among all adults, 56% said they plan to buy gift cards for the holiday season this year, a 7 percentage point increase from last year. In particular, Gen Xers’ and men’s intentions to purchase gift cards have seen significant jumps since the 2021 season, rising by 11 percentage points and 10 percentage points, respectively.Read the full article
What share of energy voters — defined in surveys as those who say energy issues such as carbon emissions, renewables, and the cost of electricity or gasoline are top of mind when voting for federal office — identify as Republican?
A quarter of energy voters identify as Republican in 2022, up from 14% in 2020. By contrast, the share who identify as Democratic has fallen from 56% to 47% over the same time frame.Read the full article
This quiz is based on news and analysis published between Oct. 31 and Nov. 4, 2022.
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