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Poll: Voters want to know Trump's SCOTUS nominee before midterms

President Trump said he will announce his SCOTUS nominee on July 9. Photo: Al Drago-Pool/Getty Images

A new NBC News/SurveyMonkey poll shows 62% of voters want the Senate to vote on President Trump's Supreme Court nominee before the November midterm elections.

Why it matters: Democrats have been calling for the exact opposite, but this doesn't mean they're in peril — 66% of Democrats across the country said the nominee is an important factor in their vote, which could fire up the Dem base even more.