Gig Economy Nearly 40 percent ofthe U.S. population are freelancers, with more on the way, whichmeans it's time for politicians to start taking more of aninterest. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Pundits may have believed that health care was the biggest issue in theelection, but they may not know how right they are when it comes tothe freelance voter.

Members of the gig economy, according to “The Freelance Political Perspective Report”from, share many views with the general population, butthe differences that exist are startling. Freelancers, after all,face challenges not endured by the generalpopulation, and it shows in their responses.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.