Majority of business owners support Trump over Biden: UBS

Erwin Oropesa

The presidential election is the top concern of business owners — and most of them want President Trump to win another term in the White House, according to a new survey from UBS.  

More than half – 53% – of business owners surveyed said they support Trump, while 47% said they support former Vice President Joe Biden.

The survey showed Washington is top of mind for business owners — 64% said the presidential election was their biggest concern, followed by politics, the national debt, COVID-19 and health care costs.  The biggest election issue for business owners is the economy, followed by COVID-19 management, job growth, health care and taxes.

Of those concerns, health care is the only issue on which business owners prefer Biden over Trump. Business owners prefer Trump on the economy, job growth and taxes. The group was split 50-50 over who would best manage the pandemic.


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