About seven in 10 Americans believe Tuesday’s election is the most important one of their lifetimes, according to a recent YouGov poll. We don’t have a similar poll for private equity pros, but there’s no doubt the outcome of this election could have a major impact on the industry. In just one example, if Democrats win the presidency and the Senate, PE’s longtime dream of accessing billions of dollars in 401(k)s would be in jeopardy, industry sources say. What else is on the table? Read below for analysis and perspective generated by our colleagues at Buyouts, PEI and other titles.