More than half of the small-business owners responding to a KeyCorp
But that doesn't mean they will be voting for Bill Clinton.
Just 25% of the 400 small-business owners surveyed nationwide favor
About 50% plan to vote for the Republican challenger, Bob Dole.
"Although the economy is doing well, small-business owners aren't giving
Entrepreneurs historically have tended to vote for the Republican
Ms. Maltby said entrepreneurial optimism about the business climate
"Their outlook will influence how aggressively they are going to manage
When asked whether the country is "on the right track," 44% of small-
This year, the Republican Congress received a 43% approval rating, and
President Clinton's approval rating was 37%, up from 29% in 1994.
The survey has a margin of error of five percentage points.