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Romney Has Highest Potential to Turn Around US Economy According to CEOs

Most CEOs think Mitt Romney is the Republican candidate with the most promise of turning around the U.S. economy. Over 82 percent of CEOs ranked Romney’s potential to turn around the economy as ‘good’ or better. Just over 59 percent of CEOs think Romney’s closest competitor, Herman Cain, has ‘good’ or better potential to turn around the economy. Texas Governor Rick Perry fell from 65.8 percent to 48.9 percent positive potential from September to October.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Election Center October 27 2011

CEOs Prefer Romney as GOP Candidate, Cain Rising Fast

CEOs want Mitt Romney to be the Republican Party presidential nominee in 2012. Over 43 percent of CEOs would prefer to see Mitt Romney on the ballot vs. 25.6 percent who would prefer to see another CEO candidate, Herman Cain. Rick Perry’s favor plummeted; only 5.1 percent of CEOs prefer the Texas Governor now, compared to 27.9 percent in September.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Election Center October 13 2011
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90% of CEOs think Romney will be on the ballot come November

ChiefExecutive.net Election Center October 13 2011

85 Percent of CEOs Rank Obama’s Performance as ‘Weak’ or ‘Poor’

According to a recent Chief Executive poll, CEO approval of President Obama’s performance is even lower than his overall approval ratings. More than 85 percent of CEOs think that the president is doing a ‘weak’ or ‘poor’ job, with fully 60 percent of CEOs saying that the president is doing a poor job (giving him a score of 1 or 2 out of 10). Heading into an election year, the president is going to need to sway the opinion of CEOs if he’s going to find success.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Election Center September 22 2011

Obama & Jobs: What the Former CEO Can Teach the President

Steve Jobs could teach the president a lot about being a leader. They both are – or were – taxed with the responsibility of overseeing a large group of people who all have a common interest – success.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Election Center , Election Center September 8 2011
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A National Addiction to Deficit Spending

If you can afford a lobbyist and make campaign contributions, you can be immune from the tax collector and be assured your special interests receive federal funding. So how will this pattern of leadership affect Americans? Some warn that the dollar might fall even more sharply in value.

Ronald R. Pollina Election Center , Global Business , Governance/Compliance May 19 2011

The State of the States

Past surveys have distinguished a group of emerging leaders in corporate site selection. These days, the winners are Utah, Arizona, Texas, and Tennessee, but the competition is fierce. The battle for the business of businesses is intensifying. What can states do to make it into the top tier?

Dale Buss Best & Worst States , Election Center May 6 2011
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Best/Worst States for Business 2011

Texas reigns supreme for the seventh consecutive year in our annual Best and Worst States for Business survey. Over 550 CEOs ranked and graded the states on their overall business-friendliness. Rounding out the top three are North Carolina and Florida, while once again California landed at the bottom.

JP Donlon Best & Worst States , Election Center , Election Center May 3 2011

Lobbyists — Our Third Political Party

Lobbying can’t be completely extinguished as many would like. What is most offensive is that so many politicians set themselves up to be influenced, often to the detriment of their constituents and the nation as a whole.

Ronald R. Pollina Election Center , Election Center December 28 2010

Obama Meets with CEOs

President Barack Obama spent over four hours last week meeting with some of America’s top CEOs. He urged them to [...]

Ceo Briefing - Dec. 23 2010 Election Center December 20 2010

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