Support for Conservative Candidates Remains Strong

The most recent Iowans for Tax Relief Foundation Poll, conducted by Cygnal, shows support for conservative candidates and incumbents remains strong, while the economy continues to be top of mind for Iowa voters.

(Complete poll results and analysis are available for download below)

Governor Reynolds has maintained her lead (+19.0%), over Democrat nominee Deidre DeJear as Senator Chuck Grassley continues to hold a double-digit advantage (+11.2%) over Democrat nominee Mike Franken. Republicans also lead (+14.2%) Democrats on the generic Congressional ballot with just under two weeks until Election Day.

When asked which issue was most important in deciding who to vote for, more Iowans (32.3%) chose inflation and the cost of living as their top priority than any other policy matter.

ITR Foundation President Chris Ingstad said, “It appears Iowans are going to give their elected officials a mandate to lead with conservative principles when they go back to work in January. With the economy so important, it’s not surprising to see Iowans favor officials who will work to cut taxes, hold the line on spending, and otherwise keep government out of the way.”


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ITR Foundation Poll Methodology: This probabilistic survey was conducted October 26 – 27, 2022, with 600 likely general election voters. It has a margin of error of ±3.95%. Known registered voters were interviewed via IVR and SMS. This survey was weighted to a likely general election voter universe.


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