Candidate signs are displayed in front of a middle school serving as a voting station on the day of the New Hampshire Primary on February 9, 2016 in Bow, New Hampshire.
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In the wake of the deadly attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, terrorism was most important issue to many voters in our December NBC News|SurveyMonkey election polling. Given the importance of economic issues to voters, and with the primary season in full swing, we revisited whether terrorism is still the most important issue to most voters, or whether the importance of the economy has rebounded. The answer depends upon voters’ partisanship.

Results from the most recent NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll conducted online from February 1 to February 7 suggest that the importance of terrorism has fallen considerably.

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