Presidential Poll Shows People Considering Bankruptcy Leaning Toward Obama

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A new poll conducted by shows Barak Obama is favored by individuals seeking bankruptcy protection. Conducted in September, the poll questioned over 1200 people who visited and completed a free bankruptcy evaluation form. Respondents provided their opinions on 16 separate questions on topics ranging from the Economy to the War on Terror.

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RSS conducted a presidential poll to see how people facing financial difficulties feel about the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates. The results mirrored the national polls that show Democrat Barak Obama with a slight lead. Full poll results are available on the website.

Almost 75 percent of respondents said that the 2008 presidential election was very important to them. Over 80 percent said that they were very likely to vote.

Visitors to are provided with helpful information about personal bankruptcy, debt consolidation and rebuilding credit. Recent turmoil in the credit markets has brought economic issues to the foreground of the presidential race and was curious how its users would vote.

Obama was the choice of 48.17 percent of the over 1,200 respondents when asked witch of the candidates was best equipped to handle the economy. That compares to Republican candidate John McCain, who was favored by only 21.39 percent.

The results mirror polls that show Obama pulling ahead of McCain in the battleground states of Pennsylvania and Michigan. McCain though is still holding slight leads in polls conducted in Indiana and Missouri. National polls have the pair close to even.

Obama was also the choice of 50.74 percent of respondents as the better candidate to handle health-care issues, the only time one of the candidates received more than 50 percent of the response, compared to 21.39 percent for McCain. A medical crisis can be one of the leading causes for families to file bankruptcy.

McCain led his Democratic opponent in one category of the poll. Results show that respondents felt that the Republican was the more experienced candidate.

More information about the poll is available on the Web site. Full Results of the Poll are available on the Presidential Poll Results page.

More about is a nationally focused website that helps people seeking information about how to file bankruptcy and what to do when they are overwhelmed with debt. The site connects users with an experienced bankruptcy attorney in their area. The bankruptcy lawyer will provide individuals with a free consultation and advise them of the best course of action tailored to their individual case.


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