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Poll Results: Top Policy Issue Affecting Seniors in 2012

Dana Larsen
By Dana LarsenMarch 19, 2012

The first poll results are in!


When we asked readers about the top policy issue affecting seniors in 2012, the clear winner was “Extensions of Medicare Low-Income Protections.” But there were also a few runner-ups. Check out the results…

Question: What is the top policy issue affecting seniors in 2012?

  • Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act (OAA) ~ 4.76% (1 vote)
  • Extensions of Medicare Low-Income Protections ~ 42.86% (9 votes)
  • Senior Program Funding Cut ~ 23.81% (5 votes)
  • Potential repeal of Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Program (CLASS) ~ 19.05% (4 votes)
  • Budget cuts to the Prevention and Public Health Fund ~ 9.52% (2 votes)
  • Reduced funding for Food Stamps ~0% (0 votes)

Total Votes: 21

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