Midterm Electorate Deeply Troubled by Inflation, America’s Direction

National survey of Americans shows about half of voters considered inflation the single most important factor for their decisions

Atlanta voters cast their ballots on Election Day amid several tight races in Georgia. Alyssa Pointer for The Wall Street Journal

Two years after handing Democrats control of Washington, voters on Tuesday cast ballots with overwhelming angst about the economy and little faith in President Biden’s abilities to fix the nation’s ills.

A large national survey of the electorate showed many Americans were looking to the midterm election for a change of direction in Washington at a moment when Republicans were well-positioned to take control of at least one chamber of Congress.

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