With the November Republican election ticket now finalized, some local voters want to know what is in store for the future of health care-an issue they say could sway their votes.
"There are 48 to 50 million people that need health care," said Jim Waybright, 69, a resident of Front Street, Marietta.
Waybright said he supports Obama's Affordable Care Act because it is a better way of financing health care for those in need.
"The Congressional Budget Office found that it is actually less expensive than what was in place," said Waybright.
The Congressional Budget Office is a nonpartisan organization that provides economic and budgetary analysis for the U.S. Congress.
According to its website, the Affordable Care Act will have a net cost of $1.168 billion dollars between 2012 and 2022.
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Before the Affordable Care Act was signed into law in March 2012, the estimate for that 11-year period was projected at $1.252 billion.
That's a net reduction of $84 billion.
"I trust the Congressional Budget Office when they say it's less expensive," said Charles Hampton, 72, of Marietta.
Hampton said he worries that Romney plans to do away with the Affordable Care Act but has not proposed any solutions in its place. He also is confused by the Republican Party's objections to the Affordable Care Act.
"For the Obama plan, 92 percent was proposed by Republicans," said Hampton.
As governor of Massachusetts, Romney signed into effect the Massachusetts Health Care Insurance Reform law in 2006. The law carries several similarities to Obama's Affordable Care Act.
According to the text of the Massachusetts law, "key provisions of the law include subsidized health insurance for residents earning less than 300 percent of the Federal Poverty Level, and low-cost insurance for all other residents who are not eligible for insurance through their employers."
While Romney has said he will appeal the Affordable Care Act if elected, some voters do not think he has adequately explained what he would replace it with.
"I don't want a presidential candidate who is going to go in and undo all the hard work others have done if he doesn't have a plan in place," said Jonathan Keener, a junior at Marietta College.
However, some voters vastly prefer Romney's plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act because they say it will give the power of choice back to the individuals.
Sharon Adams, 75, of Wooster Street, Marietta expressed concern that Obama's Affordable Care Act, which requires citizens to purchase health care, is an overreaching of government influence.
"I definitely favor Romney's plan. I think that should be the person's choice," said Adams.
Adams also said she was confident that Romney and running mate Paul Ryan will work together and come up with an ideal plan for replacing the Affordable Care Act.