Election Cycle Highlights Importance of Health Care Issues


Shana Charles, assistant professor of public health at Cal State Fullerton, says fear and confusion, without a clear counternarrative against Republican attacks, in the early days of the Affordable Care Act gave way in this election cycle to people's testimonials calling attention to what access to healthcare has meant to their own lives.

Recent polls show voters across the map leaned in to listen as greater numbers of political ads commented on healthcare concerns leading up to the November ballot race — more than in the 2010 midterm elections. Continue reading in the Los Angeles Times.

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