Women Over 50 Are The Most Undecided Bloc Of Voters This Election : 1A The midterms are less than thirty days away and a new poll from AARP has found that women over 50 may be a deciding factor in this year's elections. More than half of the 800 women surveyed across the US are still unclear on which Congressional candidate they will vote for in the next five week.

Women over the age of 50 are among one of the most reliable voting blocs in midterm elections.

"We see this group of voters as incredibly diverse," says Christine Matthews, president of Bellwether Research and Consulting, who worked with AARP to conduct the nationwide survey. "The one thing they all have in common is they will show up to vote."

We discuss the study's findings and what to expect from these voters bloc during the midterms.

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Women Over 50 Are The Most Undecided Bloc Of Voters This Election

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Hispanic and Latino voters are increasingly trusting Republicans more than Democrats, according to new polling from the Republican Congressional Committee. Gaston De Cardenas/Getty Images hide caption

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Hispanic and Latino voters are increasingly trusting Republicans more than Democrats, according to new polling from the Republican Congressional Committee.

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A new AARP poll surveyed 800 women across the U.S. and found that more than half of respondents are still unclear on which Congressional candidates they will vote for in five weeks.

Women over the age of 50 cast over a third of the ballots in the 2018 and 2020 elections and are among one of the most reliable voting blocs in midterm elections.

Christine Matthews is the president of Bellwether Research and Consulting, they worked with AARP to conduct the nationwide survey.

"We see this group of voters as incredibly diverse," she told 1A Producer Chris Remington. "The one thing they all have in common is they will show up to vote. There are some things that bring everyone together regardless of your ethnicity or geography — concerns about the state of democracy, inflation, and social security."

The economy is one of the greatest concerns raised by respondents. More than one-third of voters who identify as women say they are less financially secure than they expected they'd be at this stage of their lives.

What can we expect from this voting bloc during the midterms? What are other concerns they have?

The 19th's Mariel Padilla, Notre Dame's Christina Wolbrecht, Bellwether Research and Consulting's Christine Matthews, and AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond join us for the conversation.

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