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In the survey, voters rated 15 other issues as more important, ranging from gun control and Iran to education, jobs and the economy.
A March poll by the firm also showed that 38 percent of voters think there is too much expression of faith by politicians — up from just 12 percent in 2001.
While jobs and taxes now reign supreme, Anna Greenberg, vice president of the Greenberg Quinlan Rosner polling firm, said she expects issues such as gay rights and women’s health to return to view before Election Day.
Many of those battles are also being fought on the state level in ballot initiatives and local races, she noted.
“It’s not that these issues are absent,” she said. “It’s that they’re taking place in different states but have some national insignificance.”
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