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Survey: Small-Businesses Leaning Right in November Elections

Although the election is five months away, Mitt Romney is the front-runner in the small business community, according to one recent poll.Manta , an online community for small businesses, recently polled 1,213 small-business owners on their wellness in the second quarter of 2012, as well as their current political standings. Manta shared the survey results exclusively with Republican nominee has a lead against the president, as 38% of respondents said they plan to vote for Mitt Romney, compared to 28% of small-business owners reporting they plan to vote for Barack Obama. Six percent said they do not plan to vote in the November elections and 27% said they were undecided.One third of small business owners said they felt the recall election in Wisconsin, in which Gov. Scott Walker (R) won against Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett was a prediction of what lies ahead in November, while 21% disagreed. Nearly half of respondents said they didn't know.In the past quarter, small-b...

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