The Basics Performance Buying and Selling The Coronavirus Epidemic You, the ECP Politics Operations and Marketing Share Tweet The Big Survey 2020: Politics One of the remarkable aspects of the Trump administration has been the loyalty of his “base,” which has remained pretty much unshakeable over four years of an often tumultuous presidency. Within the eyecare industry, the story is no different, with more than half of our readers saying they would vote for the maverick politician. In this section we look at ECPs’ political preferences and the issues that guided their votes on (or before) Nov. 3. Published 3 weeks ago on November 10, 2020 By INVISION Staff Invision December 2020 Issue 42. Who are you voting for in the 2020 presidential election? Data Dig: The political preferences of ECPs follow national trends: Trump supporters are more likely to be men than women, and vice versa for Biden backers. Only 12% of Biden supporters surveyed cited taxes as a top issue; 68% said social issues such as racism are a major concern. Only 7% of respondents who consider COVID-19 a big issue support Trump. Similarly, 70% of ECPs who would not get a vaccine shot were Trump supporters, while 62% of Biden fans plan to get a COVID-19 shot when they can. The more an ECP earned, the more likely they were to be planning to vote Republican, with 29% of those making over $250,000 a year identifying as Trump supporters, versus only 8% of those who made less than $40,000 in 2019. 43. Do you keep your political preferences hidden from your customers? Yes 65% No 7% Sort of — but it’s not much of a secret where my political sympathies lie. 28% 44. What has been the impact of the Trump administration on your business? Advertisement 45. What has been the impact of the Trump administration on your life in non-business areas? 46. What were the most important issues for you in the election? Please choose three. The economy and jobs 64% Health care 36% Taxes 35% Small business issues such as government regulation 28% Social issues like diversity, racism, empowering women 28% COVID-19 24% Climate change/the environment 17% Gun laws 17% Abortion rights 13% Foreign policy 13% Social Security 13% Terrorism and national 13% Immigration 11% Trade and tariffs 10% National debt 7% Student debt 7% Breaking up the tech giants like Amazon, Facebook, Google 3% Note: Among the “Other” responses were domestic terrorism, freedom to worship/gather, civil unrest, healing the political divide, rebuilding America’s reputation worldwide, and “getting a racist, narcissistic, amoral adolescent out of the White House.” Advertisement Related Topics:The Big Survey 2020 click to Comment(Comment) Next Part The Big Survey 2020: Operations and Marketing Previous Part The Big Survey 2020: You, the ECP The Basics Performance Buying and Selling The Coronavirus Epidemic You, the ECP Politics Operations and Marketing INVISION Staff Since launching in 2014, INVISION has won 23 international journalism awards for its publication and website. 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