A premium subscription is required to access this article. Article Date: 08/06/2018 Blog - Personal Finances and the Mid-Term Elections President Ronald Reagan was successfully re-elected (by the largest margin ever) in the 1980’s by asking voters one simple question, “Are you better off financially than you were before I became President?” Since that time, this has become a common measure for determining the attitudes of voters right before a major election. ... Log in to view full article. If you already have a subscription, please log in with your email address and password. User Name (Email Address): Password: Forgot your password? Click here to have your password emailed to you. To purchase a premium subscription, please use the links below. One-year premium subscription with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $2,000.00. Monthly subscription (3 month minimum) with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $195/mo. CLICK TO VIEW Terms and Conditions I ACCEPT You must accept the 'Terms and Conditions' before purchasing this product.