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Distribution of answers submitted by American voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Jan 6, 2017. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Misdemeanors are very easy to happen to just about anyone. I DO NOT think that felons should be allowed to run for office. That opens a giant can of worms. 2 years ago from a Republican in Thousand Oaks, CA
Politicians who are under investigation for a crime during the time in which they are running should not be allowed to run for office. If an investigation is not complete, or has not reached a verdict, the same rule should be applied. The severity of the... 2 years ago from a Republican in Englewood, CO