The economy has taken a back seat to no other issue this election year, and for good reason. The unemployment rate is increasing and more layoffs are imminent, energy prices have had a huge impact on disposable income, foreclosures are at an all time high, the stock market has seen significant declines, and inflation has reared its ugly head again. But you aren’t as powerless as you might feel. You can vote for the candidate whose economic policies you believe will get us out of this mess. Here’s where they stand.