Memo: Medicare for All and Democratic Primaries

By Sean McElwee (@SeanMcElwee), Avery Wendell (@awendell98), Jason Ganz (@jasnonaz) and Ethan Winter (@ethanbwinter)

Key findings:

  • Fifty-seven percent of likely Democratic primary voters said they would disapprove of their incumbent member of Congress opposing Medicare for All, with 25 percent saying they would approve and 17 percent not expressing an opinion.

  • Among likely Democratic primary voters, disapproval of opposition to Medicare for All was the majority position in all but one district, where it was the plurality position.

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