POLL RESULTS: 94% Of East Tennesseans Are Impacted By Rising Groceries, Gas, And Energy Costs

May 18, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday evening, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) held a telephone town hall where 100,000 East Tennesseans were invited to participate. Polls taken during the call indicated that 94% percent of poll participants have been impacted by rising grocery, gas, energy costs, 86% of poll participants did not support ending Title 42, and 84% of participants did not support sending $40 billion of taxpayer money to Ukraine.


“Whether it is immigration or inflation, the left is doing everything in their power to make life more difficult for the American people. During my telephone town hall, I heard from East Tennesseans who made it resoundingly clear that this government under this administration is broken,” said Senator Blackburn.



  • In response to if the U.S. should end the Title 42 policy that restricts the entry of illegal immigrants and allows upwards of 18,000 additional illegal immigrants to enter our country, 86% of poll participants responded “no.”


  • In response to if the rising cost of groceries, gas, and energy caused by the President’s reckless spending impacted your budget, 94% of poll participants answered “yes.”


  • In response to if the U.S. taxpayer should spend 40 billion dollars on Ukraine aid for their war with Russia, 84% of participants responded “no.”