The vast majority of registered American voters say crime is a “very serious” or “somewhat serious” problem in the United States, a new survey reveals.
Of those registered to vote, about 85 percent said crime is a “very serious” or “somewhat serious” problem across the nation — including 83 percent of black Americans, 85 percent of white Americans, and 79 percent of Hispanic Americans.
In the 2020 presidential election, voters by big majorities say crime will inform their vote for either President Trump or Democrat nominee Joe Biden.
About 74 percent said crime is important to them this election cycle, including 67 percent of black Americans, 66 percent of white Americans, and 65 percent of Hispanic Americans.
The poll comes as Biden has had to grapple with the Democrat Party’s demands to defund police departments across the U.S. Biden lost the support of the National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) who switched their endorsement to Trump this month after endorsing former President Obama and Biden in 2008 and 2012.