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.

“The economy is in very good shape right now,” said TrendMacrolytics Chief Economist David Gitlitz. “Investors have every reason to be happy with what is going on.”

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