1. Would you say you, yourself are better off financially than you were when Obama became president, not as well off, or in about the same shape as then financially?
"I would say I’m in a better financial situation now than I was in 2008. In December I was lucky enough to get a good paying factory job, and next month I’ll be starting a new job as a manager at a local business. With some help from my parents, my girlfriend and I were able to move into our own house, buy a new car and are now expecting our first daughter in September. I don’t know how much my financial situation has to do with Barack Obama’s first term in office, but I’m very thankful to be able to provide for my family during a time when a lot of people are struggling." -Cody Griffin, 21, Kenosha, Wis.
See more responses to this question on The Post’s Liberty: Through the Lens project, the second in a series of photo and audio essays on Virginia voters’ opinions as they wrestle with the issues of 2012.
What’s your response? Tell us on Tumblr here, or on Twitter using #VoterVoices.

    Would you say you, yourself are better off financially than you were when Obama became president, not as well off, or in about the same shape as then financially?

    "I would say I’m in a better financial situation now than I was in 2008. In December I was lucky enough to get a good paying factory job, and next month I’ll be starting a new job as a manager at a local business. With some help from my parents, my girlfriend and I were able to move into our own house, buy a new car and are now expecting our first daughter in September. I don’t know how much my financial situation has to do with Barack Obama’s first term in office, but I’m very thankful to be able to provide for my family during a time when a lot of people are struggling." -Cody Griffin, 21, Kenosha, Wis.

    See more responses to this question on The Post’s Liberty: Through the Lens project, the second in a series of photo and audio essays on Virginia voters’ opinions as they wrestle with the issues of 2012.

    What’s your response? Tell us on Tumblr here, or on Twitter using #VoterVoices.

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