Prof. Weinscheck interview with

“The economy is always first and foremost in voters’ minds, especially those who live in urban areas whose quality of life is so tied into job and housing,” says Aaron Weinschenk, a political science professor for University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. “In some ways the economy is overshadowed by the unique candidates. But people still think the economy isn’t doing well, even though it is not doing as terrible as they think. It’s hard to be retrospective in economic discussion when voters believe things are one way and they really aren’t.” Read more.