What are ‘the stakes’ for you in the 2012 election?

    When Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama debate the issues of the campaign, are they speaking to you? What’s at stake for you in this election? And how does it affect how you follow the race?

    In NewsWorks’ series “The Stakes: Local Families View the Election,” we’re looking at a cross-section of voters from Philadelphia, Delaware and South Jersey, asking what they see as their personal stake in the election and how they are reacting to the campaign and the candidates.

    What is at stake for your family and community?

    Tell us in the comments below.

    Have you decided you you’re voting for? Or, if you’re not voting, tell us why.

    Are you active in politics? Cynical? Ambivalent? How closely are you following the campaigns? How do you keep up with politics? And how does your experience this year compare with past elections?

    Tell us what you and your friends are talking about. Or do you steer clear of political discussions?

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