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June 24 is Primary Election Day

Date: June 02, 2014

Small business is one of the most potent voting blocs in the nation

Running for office has never been a big thing with small-business owners, only 3 percent do, according to an NFIB poll on political participation. But voting and talking politics are huge. “Disproportionately large percentages of small-business owners are registered to vote (95%), [and] usually do vote (84%),” the poll found.

“The most common public affairs and political activities in which small employers appear to engage include: initiating discussion(s) with an employee(s) regarding the impact of a policy issue on the firm and membership(s) in an organization(s) with a policy/political bent. ... A sense of duty appears to be the prevailing attitude toward public affairs and politics. Ninety-six (96) percent believe that every citizen should participate, if only to vote. Eighty-two (82) percent agree that business owners are leaders, and leaders have a responsibility to lead in public affairs and elsewhere.”

In preparation for the June 24 Primary Election and beyond, NFIB/Utah has prepared a media kit for reporters and editorial writers that members can also access for quick information on such things as:

  • The size and importance of small business in Utah
  • The 5 distinctions separating small business from big business
  • The power of the small-business vote
  • and more.
Small-business owners are the most respected group of people in America, and voters look to them for guidance on political issues.

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