New New York Times poll shows that only 1% of Likely Voters think guns are the most important problem facing the country today

Oct 21, 2022 | Survey

In a new New York Times poll (October 17-21, 2022), while 26% of likely voters think that the economy is the most important problem facing the United States today, 18% think that it is inflation, and 5% think it is immigration, just 1% mention gun control policies. The strongest support for gun control comes from people between 18 to 29 and blacks and Hispanics. While less than 0.5% of men view gun control as the most important issue, 2% of women feel that way. By contrast, crime itself is only considered as important by 3%.