Economy: A Guide for Advocates

Jun 01, 2022
  • Description

Global Strategy Group conducted public opinion surveys among a sample of 998 registered voters from May 19-May 23, 2022. 102 additional interviews were conducted among Hispanic voters. 62 additional interviews were conducted among Asian American and Pacific Islander voters. 105 additional interviews were conducted among African American voters. 102 additional interviews were conducted among independent voters. The survey was conducted online, recruiting respondents from an opt-in online panel vendor. Respondents were verified against a voter file and special care was taken to ensure the demographic composition of our sample matched that of the national registered voter population across a variety of demographic variables.

Key takeaways

  • The vast majority of Americans remain pessimistic about the national economy, while unease about their personal financial situation has hit an all-time high since the beginning of Biden's presidency.
  • Growing majorities of Americans show concerns about inflation broadly and feel the costs of gas and groceries have increased"significantly" or "a lot" recently.
  • An overwhelming and growing majority of Americans blame inflation on corporations being greedy and raising prices to make record profits.