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For those of you who voted for Barack Obama, what were your main reasons for voting for him?

Since this election will make a huge change in the direction of the United States for ever. Clearly the conservative view point did not resonate with half of the voters especially in the swing states. I would like to know what the reasons were for voting for Obama

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Ok out of 152 comments I got 6 answers to my question.

1 answer was to vote against the rich

1 answer was to vote against Romney's intention to let the too big to fail fail and the jobs that would be lost

3 answers were because Romney did not respect women or pro choice

1 answer was because Romney represented lost jobs.

So to read into it a little with Women it was about pro choice

With men it was about jobs

In my experience this is typically what the left believes.

I do thank you for your forthright answers.

With this stuff the devil is in the details, I get a clear sense of unwillingness to look at the details.

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  • Nov 17 2012: didn't see any reason to vote for more tax cuts for the rich. the economy was losing jobs when bush left office,it seems like it was time to try something different. why should tax rates be lower for the rich when the reason for the cuts was bogus? the 98% put more into the economy.get their income in line with the 2% instead of parking fortunes off shore, this might help the economy. google patriotic millionaires.

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