During the 2004 presidential election, 46% of voters identified themselves as investors, and of this group, 61% voted in favor of George Bush, a Zogby International poll found, U.S. News & World Report notes.

Since the S&P 500 rose 5% in the third quarter and is up 13% since early June, that could influence this group to vote Republican this coming week when the Congressional mid-term elections are held.

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