June 10 is Primary Election Day

Date: May 13, 2014

Related Content: News State North Dakota

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 10 Primary Election and beyond, NFIB/North Dakota 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 North Dakota
  • 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.

Related Content: News | State | North Dakota

Subscribe For Free News And Tips

Enter your email to get FREE small business insights. Learn more

Get to know NFIB

NFIB is America's leading small business association, promoting and protecting the right of our members to own, operate, and grow their business

Find out more about
NFIB Membership

Or call us today



State Issues

Choose Your State


YEF Foundation Research Center Legal Foundation

Member Benefits