Just over half of voters in four battleground states are in support of the Affordable Care Act, according to a poll released by Baldwin Wallace University.
The findings suggest that most voters are in favor of keeping the health care law as the future of the Affordable Care Act is brought into question with the nomination of Judge Amy Coney BarrettAmy Coney BarrettNew Hampshire state representative leaves GOP over opposition to vaccine mandate Barrett: Supreme Court 'not comprised of a bunch of partisan hacks' To infinity and beyond: What will it take to create a diverse and representative judiciary? MORE to the Supreme Court. She has argued against ObamaCare in the past as a law professor at Notre Dame University.
Fifty-five percent of respondents from Michigan supported the act, along with 55 percent from Ohio, 56 percent from Pennsylvania and 58 percent from Wisconsin.
The Great Lakes poll also revealed that Trump was trailing behind Biden in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin with numbers falling outside the margin or error. As cleveland.com notes, these four states voted for President ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaOur remote warfare counterterrorism strategy is more risk than reward Clinton lawyer's indictment reveals 'bag of tricks' Chelsea Manning tests positive for COVID-19 MORE in 2012 and Donald TrumpDonald TrumpKinzinger says Trump 'winning' because so many Republicans 'have remained silent' Our remote warfare counterterrorism strategy is more risk than reward Far-right rally draws small crowd, large police presence at Capitol MORE in 2016.
Since it was first signed into law in 2010, Republican lawmakers have made several unsuccessful attempts to repeal it. The case will be head before the Supreme Court on Nov. 10.
At the start of her confirmation hearings, Senate Democrats have sought to inextricably connect Barrett to Trump's vows of repealing the ACA.
“The president has promised to appoint justices who will vote to dismantle that law. As a candidate he criticized the Supreme Court for upholding the law and said, ‘if I win the presidency, my judicial appointments will do the right thing, unlike Bush’s appointee John Roberts on ObamaCare,’” said Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinRepublicans caught in California's recall trap F-35 fighter jets may fall behind adversaries, House committee warns Warren, Daines introduce bill honoring 13 killed in Kabul attack MORE (D-Calif.) during her examination of Barrett.
The university, in partnership with Oakland University and Ohio Northern University, surveyed 4,166 people across Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin between Sept. 30 and Oct. 8.