Thursday, July 30, 2009

AZ Poll: Immigration trumps healthcare; Arpaio doing a good job addessing

Health-care reform might be at the forefront of the national political debate, but a new Rasmussen Report survey shows Arizonans are still more concerned with immigration, and most think Sheriff Joe Arpaio is doing a good job addressing the issue.

Most of the 500 Arizona voters who participated in the telephone survey last week said immigration reform (51 percent) was more important than overhauling the health-care system (45 percent).
The poll also shows that voters here think securing the borders (65 percent) is more important than legalizing illegal immigrants in the country (20 percent).

On the Arpaio front, 57 percent of voters thought the voluble sheriff had helped the state’s image.

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