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How your credit score and favorite candidate come together

In an online survey, WalletHub, a personal finance website, asked about 800 people who they supported and what their credit score was.
In an online survey, WalletHub, a personal finance website, asked about 800 people who they supported and what their credit score was. Contributed from WalletHub

If a supporter of John Kasich asks for a loan, an informal survey suggests it would be a safe bet. Not so much for a Hillary Clinton supporter.

In an online survey, WalletHub, a personal finance website, asked about 800 people who they supported and what their credit score was.

The data doesn’t suggest any correlation between politics and personal finance. Supporters of most Republican candidates topped the charts with best credit, but Donald Trump supporters fell near the Democratic candidate supporters for higher percentages of bad credit.

The majority of every candidates’ supporters self-reported excellent credit.

Nearly 60 percent of the Kasich supporters surveyed have an excellent credit score. Marco Rubio supporters are right alongside with 58 percent reporting excellent credit.

Higher reports of bad credit were counted among supporters of Clinton at 26 percent, Bernie Sanders at 22 percent and Trump at 20 percent.

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