Business bravado

Business owners have a positive outlook heading into the midterms

Business owners remain optimistic…

…and they plan to grow


Business owners see Trump policies as good for business

Trump’s approval rising among business owners


Midterms: Business owners expect a split Congress or Republicans in control


Business owners see Republican control as better for their business

Positive/Negative

Positive/Negative

Republican
control

Republican
control

Democrat
control

Democrat
control

Split
control

Split
control

Positive/Negative

Positive

Republican
control

44%

Democrat
control

31%

Split
control

25%

Positive/Negative

Negative

Republican
control

13%

Democrat
control

31%

Split
control

23%

Key factors impacting midterm voting
 


Business owners have strong views on trade

How could these trends impact your business?


About the survey

UBS surveyed 216 business owners with at least $250k in annual revenue and at least one employee (other than themselves) from October 26 - November 2, 2018.