Gallup 6 in 10 Americans say they are better off now than three years ago: Up almost 20% from Obama’s Presidency!

61% say they are better off than three years ago
No more than 50% have said this in past election cycles
Evaluations of U.S. world standing mostly similar to past elections
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sixty-one percent of Americans say they are better off than they were three years ago, a higher percentage than in prior election years when an incumbent president was running. In the 1992, 1996 and 2004 election cycles, exactly half said they were better off. In three separate measures during the 2012 election cycle, an average of 45% said they were better off.

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