Economic Concerns Escalate as AAA Gas Prices Soar Before 2024 Election
As the 2024 presidential election nears, rising gas prices are a top concern for voters. AAA gas prices reports the national average reaching $3.848 per gallon. Regional disparities are evident, with California at $5.484 per gallon, New York at $3.903, and Texas at $3.405.
AAA Gas Prices of Maryland, Virginia, and Washington
As the 2024 presidential election approaches, the economy is a top concern for voters, and one key factor they’re watching is the rising gas prices. On Wednesday, AAA gas prices reports the national average for a gallon of regular gas which hit $3.848, up from $3.836 on Tuesday and significantly higher than the $3.803 of just a week ago.
AAA gas prices reports every state’s fuel price changes.
- Maryland—$3.668 per gallon of regular-grade gas (up from Tuesday’s $3.646 and last week’s $3.612).
- Virginia—$3.578 per gallon of regular-grade gas (compared to $3.566 on Tuesday and $3.580 a week ago).
- Washington, D.C—$3.896 per gallon of regular-grade gas (up from $3.890 the day before and $3.911 a week ago).
AAA Gas Prices of California, New York, and Texas
Differences in gas prices by region are becoming more noticeable. AAA gas prices reports that;
In California, the price of regular-grade gas has reached $5.484 per gallon, surpassing both Tuesday’s price of $5.464 and last week’s price of $5.347.
Meanwhile in New York, the cost of regular-grade gasoline stands at $3.903 per gallon, slightly higher than Tuesday’s price of $3.898 and last week’s rate of $3.889.
Lastly in Texas, the price of regular-grade gasoline is currently at $3.405 per gallon, showing an increase from Tuesday’s $3.381 and last week’s $3.370.
The updated AAA gas prices reports remind us of the economic issues the nation faces as the 2024 presidential election approaches, with voters closely observing how candidates and policies plan to tackle these problems soon.