Thirty-six percent of workers say they discuss politics at work, and 43 percent plan to address this year’s presidential election with co-workers, according to a national CareerBuilder survey conducted by Harris Interactive.

Although most conversations about politics are good-natured or even-tempered, 23 percent of respondents who have discussed politics at work say they have participated in heated discussions or fights with a co-worker, boss or someone else higher up in the organization. One in 10 respondents say their opinions about co-workers have changed after they discovered their political affiliations, and most say it negatively changed.

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