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Abortion is not influencing most voters as the midterms approach – economic issues are predominating in new survey

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Since the Supreme Court's June 2022 Dobbs v. Jackson decision overturning the constitutional right to abortion, election observers have raised questions about whether and how the issue of abortion will influence the outcome of the November midterm elections.

State courts are fielding sky-high numbers of lawsuits ahead of the midterms – including challenges to voting restrictions and to how elections are run

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In 2020, election litigation reached a new record high, with hundreds of lawsuits filed around the presidential election.