Last Updated on November 3, 2022

Overview

Most respondents are aware of the upcoming midterm elections, with 3 in 4 respondents planning on voting. The majority of respondents who plan on voting will support the Democratic party during the upcoming elections. 

Respondents had mixed opinions regarding their predictions for the outcome of the elections, but 88% of respondents believe it will have some impact on their lives, whether good or bad. Despite this, respondents are less likely to believe the election will impact their decision to continue renting or pursue homeownership. Regardless of their home status and opinions on the election, 80% of respondents do not believe politicians will pass laws that positively impact renters.

Here are the results of the survey below.

Are you aware that midterm elections are in 2 weeks?

Survey shows 92% of respondents are indeed aware of the upcoming midterm elections

Survey shows 92% of respondents are indeed aware of the upcoming midterm elections

Do you plan on voting in the upcoming midterm elections?

roughly 75% of respondents plan on voting

A higher number of respondents plan on voting in the upcoming elections, equating to roughly 75% of respondents.

How do you feel about the potential outcome of the upcoming midterm elections?

31% of respondents were Slightly Worried while 30% of respondents were Slightly Optimistic about elections.

This created the most division. 31% of respondents were Slightly Worried while 30% of respondents were Slightly Optimistic about the outcomes of the upcoming midterm elections. Respondents listed as Worried (20%) slightly outweighed responses listed as Optimistic (18%). Overall, there are no strong feelings regarding the outcome of the upcoming election.

How much do you think the results of the upcoming midterm elections will impact your life?

Only 12.5% of respondents believed the election results will not impact their lives

Despite inconclusive predictions regarding the outcome of the midterms, 87.5% of respondents believe the results of the election will have some type of impact on their lives. Among the percent of total respondents that believe the election will impact their lives, 65% believe the results will strongly impact their lives. Only 12.5% of respondents believed the election results will not impact their lives.

Will the election impact your choice to stay a renter or to explore homeownership?

53% of respondents do believe the midterm elections will impact their decision to stay a renter or pursue home ownership.

Surprisingly, 53% of respondents do believe the midterm elections will impact their decision to stay a renter or pursue home ownership.

Do you think politicians care to pass laws that positively impact renters?

80% of respondents do not believe politicians care to pass laws that positively impact renters.

80% of respondents do not believe politicians care to pass laws that positively impact renters. This question, in comparison to all other survey questions, had the least amount of variance in responses

Which political party do you plan to support in this election?

45% of respondents plan on supporting the Democratic Party

Interestingly, 45% of respondents plan on supporting the Democratic Party during the upcoming midterm elections. Surprisingly, the next highest percentage are people that are listed as “Other”. This group includes other parties that do not identify as Democratic, Republican, or Green party. Only 20% of respondents identify as Republicans

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