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Abortion rights advocates and anti-abortion protesters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 1, 2021. Heading in the 2022 midterm elections, abortion leads as the top issue for Democrats. For Republicans, it is inflation. For independents, inflation also tops and abortion ranks second. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Stickers reading "I voted today" sit on a table at a polling location in Summerville, S.C., during midterm primary elections on June 14. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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