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Economic Concerns

Just for one moment put aside your political affiliation and favoritism toward either presidential candidate and ask yourself, " Have I prospered in the past four years"? "Or have I struggled to make ends meet and wonder more often than not if my job will exist in the future"?

7% (1) Prospered
92% (12) Struggled

13 voters have answered this question.

Are you currently employed?

75% (6) Full-time
25% (2) Part-time
0% (0) Retired

8 voters have answered this question.

If not employed, are you currently seeking employment or have you given up the search?

75% (6) Continue to seek employment
25% (2) Given up

8 voters have answered this question.

At any time during the past four years have you been collecting unemployment?

16% (2) Yes
83% (10) No

12 voters have answered this question.

Do you have family or friends out of work now or in the past four years?

100% (13) Yes

13 voters have answered this question.

Have you tightened your budget and put off major purchases?

92% (12) Yes
7% (1) No

13 voters have answered this question.

If you are not a home owner but would like to be, are you fearful that the "dream" of home ownership might just be an illusion?

100% (9) Yes
0% (0) No

9 voters have answered this question.

If you are currently a home owner are you concerned about meeting those monthly mortgage payments?

60% (3) Yes
40% (2) No

5 voters have answered this question.

If you are a small business owner, have you put on hold any major decisions concerning your business until after the election?

33% (1) Yes
66% (2) No

3 voters have answered this question.

If taxes on capital gains and dividends do increase next year, how likely is it that you will make changes to your stock portfolios?

62% (5) Likely
37% (3) Unlikely

8 voters have answered this question.

If you are a recent college graduate and have not been able to find employment, do you feel hopeful that in the foreseeable future the prospect of finding a job will improve?

0% (0) Yes
100% (8) No

8 voters have answered this question.

As for health insurance, premiums continue to escalate. Are you concerned that in the future the quality of care may be compromised regardless of the added cost for coverage?

84% (11) Yes
15% (2) No

13 voters have answered this question.

Do you think that malpractice suits are largely responsible for the exorbitant cost of medical care in our country?

69% (9) Yes
30% (4) No

13 voters have answered this question.

Do you feel that maybe there should be a "cap" on the amount of money awarded in medical malpractice suits?

92% (12) Yes
7% (1) No

13 voters have answered this question.

If you are covered by Medicare or will be soon, how concerned are you that the program will exist in the future?

83% (10) Very concerned
8% (1) Somewhat concerned
8% (1) Not concerned at all

12 voters have answered this question.

Do you think that Medicare is in need of an "overhaul" in order to survive?

45% (5) Yes
54% (6) No

11 voters have answered this question.

How concerned are you that taxes might go up in the future and not just for the rich?

84% (11) Very concerned
15% (2) Somewhat concerned
0% (0) Not concerned at all

13 voters have answered this question.

Do you feel that welfare and food stamps should be available in times of need and not a way of life?

100% (13) Yes
0% (0) No

13 voters have answered this question.

Have you put off plans of retiring due to the current economy?

69% (9) Yes
30% (4) No

13 voters have answered this question.

Lately have you been harboring feelings that our government has failed to promote a climate conducive to economic security?

92% (12) Yes
7% (1) No

13 voters have answered this question.

Which candidate do you feel is better equipped to handle the above issues?

20% (3) President Obama
80% (12) Mitt Romney

15 voters have answered this question.

How old are you?

71% (10) 18 - 25
21% (3) 26-64
7% (1) 65 or older

14 voters have answered this question.

Do you live in . .

0% (0) New England
7% (1) Mid Atlantic
42% (6) South
21% (3) Mid West
14% (2) South West
7% (1) Pacific Coast
7% (1) Other

14 voters have answered this question.

Are you . .

78% (11) Male
21% (3) Female

14 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2012-10-25 16:30:22 by concernedsenior
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