Republicans are saving for retirement; Democrats, not so much —they have other priorities.

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According to the 2016 Election Survey from San Carlos,California-based online financial advisory firm PersonalCapital, Americans are a lot more worried about such majorissues as the state of the economy, health care and terrorism than theyare about retirement. But Republicans are more likely to have aretirement account than Democrats.

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In addition, one out of every five working-age Americans has noretirement savings at all, no matter what their politicalaffiliations.

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That doesn’t mean that they’re not worriedabout such things, but they’re far more worried about terrorism,with 48 percent citing that as their chief worry. After that, 33percent are more worried about the state of the economy and 31percent are more focused on health care.

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And when it comes to retirement security, it’s barely a blip onthe political radar screen, despite other worries about theeconomy. Only 8 percent of respondents listed retirement securityas a top concern going into this year's election.

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Retirement crisis? Do you really need toask?

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And younger people are feeling better about their eventualretirement than older ones, with 20 percent of millennials sayingso compared with just 12 percent of those aged 35–54.

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Of course, they have a longer time horizon in which to prepare —assuming they can get a handle on student debt. In fact, youngerpeople see education as a priority issue this election (31percent), behind terrorism (43 percent) but ahead of the economy(28 percent), with only 7 percent listing retirement savings as atop issue.

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Both Republicans and Democrats are worried about what mighthappen to their retirements should the opposition candidate win theelection.

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When asked about retirement, 64 percent of Republicans and 18percent of Democrats are “more worried” about their retirementsavings if Clinton is elected, while 59 percent of Democrats and 15percent of Republicans are “more worried” about their retirementsavings if Trump is elected.

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No matter what their party, millennials feel “very unfavorable”toward Trump (57 percent overall) and are “more worried” aboutretirement savings if he is elected (49 percent).

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Households that earn under $50,000 say they are “more worried”if Trump is elected; households that earn over $50,000 say they are“more worried” if Clinton is elected. And just 19 percent ofClinton supporters and 18 percent of Trump supporters reportfeeling “confident” with their retirement savings.

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