What is the most important issue to you in the upcoming general election?

“I’m going to give two answers — education and guns. We need to distribute more money to our schools nationally, and, as for guns, I hate them. They are great for protection, but why are we having so many issues with them?”

Teresa Smith

“I’d say peace. I think [Hillary] Clinton is the one who will keep us safer. I worry about what having [Donald] Trump in office might mean.”

Kevin Childs,

2700 block of Winton Terrace

“I want to keep money out of politics. Candidates often receive large donations, and they use them to sway their decisions in favor of business needs and not the needs of the people.”

Adam Hickey,

Cleveland, Ohio

“I’m going to give two answers — education and guns. We need to distribute more money to our schools nationally, and, as for guns, I hate them. They are great for protection, but why are we having so many issues with them?”

Teresa Smith,

Southwest Philadelphia

Interviews by Joseph Myers

Photos by Tina Garceau

“I want to keep money out of politics. Candidates often receive large donations, and they use them to sway their decisions in favor of business needs and not the needs of the people.”

Adam Hickey

“I’d say peace. I think [Hillary] Clinton is the one who will keep us safer. I worry about what having [Donald] Trump in office might mean.”

Kevin Childs