Small Business Weighs in on Midterm Elections

November 7, 2018

Nov. 7, 2018

Molly Day

Washington, D.C. – The National Small Business Association (NSBA) congratulates the returning and newly elected Members of Congress, and looks forward to working with the new leadership in the House. Following one of the most negative campaign seasons in memory, now is the time for policymakers and pundits to put the partisan rhetoric away and get back to work.

Below is a statement from NSBA President and CEO Todd McCracken.

“We look forward to working with any lawmaker seeking solutions to the major challenges facing America’s small-business owners, regardless of party affiliation.

“Small businesses have told us repeatedly that what they want more than any one specific policy is for lawmakers to end the partisan gridlock and work together. Our nation faces serious issues, and the only way to tackle those issues is with pragmatism and leadership—not partisanship.

“I urge returning and incoming lawmakers to switch gears from campaign mode to action mode– saying you support America’s small businesses is one thing, voting to support our priorities is what really counts. There is a great deal of work to be done, from tax parity for small firms to addressing unsustainable health care costs, and NSBA looks forward to being part of the solution.”

Celebrating more than 80 years, NSBA is a staunchly nonpartisan organization advocating on behalf of America’s entrepreneurs. NSBA’s 65,000 members represent every state and every industry in the U.S., and we are proud to be the nation’s first small-business advocacy organization. Please visit or follow us @NSBAAdvocate.