Election 2016

Do American’s Vote With Their Wallets Or For Ethics and Values?

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Written by Angel Mer Chalk

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A number of economists think, if the US votes with their wallet, a presidential election pitting Clinton vr. Trump is going to be a thriller.

Quite simply as James Carville notoriously put it in Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential run: When it comes to winning elections, it is the recession, stupid.




The majority of Americans’ opinions on the economy descent down to just how quick their pay is increasing, their employment security, and the cost of living.

This gives economists like Daco, that spent the majority of of their time considering about things like GDP and productivity, a beneficial platform for forecasting elections.

Not surprisingly, people decide to support a given candidate for virtually all kinds of reasons, not only economic ones.




Which could consist of a nominee’s position on hot button concerns. For example trade or immigration, or less evident characteristics such as the individual’s basic likability.

Dyed in the wool Democrats or Republicans may blanch at the concept of voting for the other side.

Or perhaps gender can occur into play.




Nonetheless tons of research, remarkably the work of Yale University economist Ray Fair, implies that voters select a presidential candidate mainly centered on whether or not they believe their economic prospects are most likely to increase with that candidate who is to nestle in the Oval Office.

Simply because the foreseeable future is forever challenging to forecast.

At the same time, men and women have a tendency to focus as an alternative on the recent past, assessing the economy centered on just how it has carried out through the last year.

Yet another crucial element is which one of the political parties is in office.




A robust economy seems to profit incumbents, even though a economic depression or other economic calamity will lead to an altering of the guard.
Just like presidents varying from Herbert Hoover and Jimmy Carter to George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush can testify.

So with all this said, who do you believe would benefit us, the United states citizens, as our next President ?

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To pull us back together.

Feel Free to leave a comment. We would like to know your thoughts.




About the author

Angel Mer Chalk

I am a middle aged Alternative News personality, Citizen Blogger, Researcher, I inspire critical thinking, provide information by posting/archiving videos, articles, and links and I investigate to raise awareness on numerous issues.

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