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Poll: Most voters worried about terror attack in US

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Most voters are worried about terrorism, according to a new Politico/Morning Consult poll.

{mosads}The poll found 56 percent of voters polled think it’s somewhat or very likely there will be a terrorist attack in the United States over the next few months.

Another 21 percent say it’s not very likely, and 7 percent think a terrorist attack is not likely at all.

Among Democrats, 42 percent think a terrorist attack in the next few months is somewhat or very likely.

That number is higher among Republican voters: 71 percent think a terrorist attack is somewhat or very likely.

Among independents, 60 percent think an attack is very or somewhat likely in the coming months.

When asked the top set of issues voters have in mind in casting their votes for federal offices such as the Senate and House of Representatives, 24 percent chose security issues as their top issue.

Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have been making an appeal to voters about their ability to keep the country safe and have been framing their opponent as unfit to be the country’s commander in chief.

The poll was conducted from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 among 1,991 voters. The margin of error is 2 percent.

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