Over the next 10 months as the 2012 election season goes from primaries to a two-candidate race to election day, Marketplace is taking a different approach to how they cover the election. Forget the play-by-play horse race, they want to talk about the economy.
What are the most important economic issues on your mind this election year? How will they influence your vote? How do the candidates stack up when it comes to their approach to confronting these issues?
The Marketplace "Your Economy, Your Voice" audio recorder widget is powered by a free service called SoundCloud, a web startup with 10 million members that calls itself "the YouTube of audio." To contribute your audio, simply click the "REC" button in your web browser (works best in Firefox or Chrome, not so much in Internet Explorer or Safari). Then start talking into the built-in microphone on your computer (yes, most likely you have a built-in mic).