“Personally, I think that instead of supporting the big banks and letting all the little ones fail, I’d prefer to see them break down the big ones — same way they did to AT&T, which was way too powerful. And the banks, if anything, are far more powerful than AT&T.”
No, 55-64, Male, Manhattan CD2, Bookstore Owner, Democrat
“The major issue in this New York City is like the tax issue, the MTA. We’re paying them well, we’re paying too much because they’re not balancing the budget. That’s not a thing to do with the public.”
Amid the backdrop of the mid-term elections, NYCity News Service reporters fanned around the city, video and audio recorders in hand, and asked scores of New Yorkers: “What election issue affects you the most personally, and how?” Use the navigation below to filter answers by category or simply click on the photos to the left for a sampling of responses.