A nuanced picture of GOP voters as presidential candidates debate

August 23, 2023
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The Fiserv Forum is seen as set up continues for the upcoming Republican presidential debate Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023, in Milwaukee.

As Republican presidential candidates (with the exception of Donald Trump) prepare to debate in Milwaukee, a new survey offers surprising insight into GOP voters-- the issues they care about and their identities. The poll comes from More In Common, a nonprofit that fights polarization. The group plans similar surveys of Democratic and independent voters. Research Director Stephen Hawkins, of Englewood, returns for another discussion about the political divide.