ATLANTA — Gas prices are finally falling across the country, but few voters say lower prices have changed their outlook on the economy, a worrying sign for President Joe Biden as he seeks to reverse his approval ratings downward. before the midterm elections.
In interviews with voters in Georgia, the site of a tight Senate race that could determine control of the upper house, many people said that while they had noticed it was getting easier to fill their gas tanks in recent days, they said that didn’t make up for how much money they kept spending on groceries, rent, and other basics.
“I’m glad it’s not $5 a gallon anymore,” said Stan Tucker, a 74-year-old retiree from Atlanta who voted for Biden in 2020. “But that’s not enough. This cannot continue.”
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