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@B4HR53QWomen’s Equality from Kentucky answered…1wk

Yes, as long as they are finished serving their sentence and is a misdemeanor.

@B4H93P4Working Family from Arizona answered…1wk

It depends on whether they were the victims of a biased court or political setup

@9HFMDFMPeace and Freedom from Texas answered…2yrs

It depends on what they do like if they rape or di some sort of violence then no, but if it was when they were younger and stole food to feed their family then it is fine

@9HCR6YYSocialist from Missouri answered…2yrs

Yes as long as it's not a violent or sexual crime and they've gotten proper rehabilitation

@9HCNY2GWorking Family from Texas answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as it was not a Class A Misdemeanor, Felony of any degree, violent, financial, or sexual crime.

@9HB24HPRepublican from Pennsylvania answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as it is public knowledge so voters are informed, as long as it is not ongoing, and as long as it was not committed in office

@Austin-U-(SoapOn…Green from Texas answered…2yrs

Yes, sometimes, myself included, you come out of those things stronger. Because of getting over heroin addiction, I've had to establish a massive amount of mental and emotional fortitude that I would have never needed to do otherwise at that age. Depending on the crimes committed, they can actually be great for reasons like seeing issues through and not mentally collapsing in hard times.

@Breanna-CarterWomen’s Equality from Texas answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as it was not a violent, sexual, or financial crime, and as long as they have served their sentence.

@Jennifer-Gundlac…Green from California answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as they have finished their sentence for the crime and do not have repeat offenses on their record for the same or similar crimes for the past 10 years. We hold people with bankruptcy on their records to those standards; it seems only fair to hold those in public service to the same.

@9H7KCPSDemocrat from Alabama answered…2yrs

Yes, with all of the stipulations states in the extra choices (finished their sentence, not committed in office, and nothing major or harmful) - including not allowing politicians to run if they are currently under investigation for a MAJOR crime (not something like a DUI).

@9H6YBSHPeace and Freedom from California answered…2yrs

Yes but some crimes should disqualify the such as bribery, abuse of power and the likes

@9H6NT9KSocialist from Ohio answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as it wasn't related to treason, an unwarranted violent crime, a sexual crime, or tax fraud.

@9H5RJB6Veteran from Wisconsin answered…2yrs

No unless it is a minor crime and a reasonable amount of time has passed.

@9H5CC8PAmerican Solidarity from Utah answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as it was not a violent or sexual crime, and it has been 10 years with a clean record since they finished serving their sentence

@9H56Q92Libertarian from New York answered…2yrs

No, and sentence any politician who violates the law while in office to death

@9H49R28Women’s Equality from Illinois answered…2yrs

@9H3TDQNWomen’s Equality from Maryland answered…2yrs

Yes if: sentence has been concluded, and the crime was not connected to bribery or election fraud.

@9H2PHSXTranshumanist from Michigan answered…2yrs

Yes, I believe that if there sentence was served and their debt paid and the people of the United States vote them in they should be allowed to be in office.

@9GZYN64Democrat from New York answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as the crime was not committed while in office and was not a felony, violent, sex or financial crime.

@9GZ7ZC6Veteran from New York answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as the crime wasn't TOO bad and we know he didn't have bad intentions in mind. The job of a president is to lead and be strong in making decisions in the peoples best intrest. not weather or not you can relate to him.

@9GYM4JYSocialist from Tennessee answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as the sentence has been served, it was not committed while in office, and as long as it was not an unjustified violent, financial, or sexual crime.

@9GXQ97NPeace and Freedom from Hawaii answered…2yrs

It depends on the crime. If it is a serious crime, then they shouldn't be allowed to run for office. If it is something minor, as long as they finished their sentence and it has been a while (a year or two) then they should be able to run.

@RandyISocialist from Virginia answered…2yrs

@9GXBMV8Green from New York answered…2yrs

It depends on the circumstances. Some former convicts have hugely turned their lives around, earned degrees, started businesses, become lawyers, helped those wrongly convicted of crimes, etc., and would be fine politicians. Others who are already politicians are so corrupt and criminal, even if they haven’t been convicted yet, should never be allowed to serve the office.

@9GW925RDemocrat from Colorado answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as the crime was not committed while in office, they finished serving their sentence, and was not a major crime such as felony, murder, violent, financial or sexual crime.

@9GSXSYBWomen’s Equality from California answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as the crime was not committed while in office, it was not a felony, violent, financial, or sexual crime, and they have finished serving their sentence

@9GSK496Veteran from North Carolina answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as it was not committed while holding another political office and/or was not financial.

@9GR34N9Working Family from New York answered…2yrs

As long as it doesn’t have to do with a violent crime or a crime to do with spying and stuff like that

@9GQR9R2Democrat from Oregon answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as they have served retribution and have received rehabilitation and the offense was not committed while serving in office.

@9GNVNG3Veteran from Georgia answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as they have finished serving their sentence. If convicted of an election crime, ban for life.

@9GLMNG4Democrat from Virginia answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as they have finished serving their sentence, and they publicly report the crime and what they have done to atone for that type of crime.

@9GKLXQQLibertarianfrom Washington  answered…2yrs

Yes as long as it was not a felony, violent or sexual crime. Financial crimes are excusable.

@9GK7CZQGreen from Michigan answered…2yrs

Yes, provided they have completed their sentence and were not convicted of certain crimes.

@9GG3WJ5Libertarian from Utah answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as the crime is disclosed and court records are readily available

@9GFN68WWomen’s Equality from Minnesota answered…2yrs

Yes, but depending on what they did and have served their time and have an educational background

@9GB5Z24Peace and Freedom from California answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as they are done with the sentence and it was not a sexual crime.

@9G9HVMRIndependent from Ohio answered…2yrs

It would need to depend on the situation, which makes this lean more towards a No.

@9G93W7BGreenfrom Maine  answered…2yrs

Depends on the nature of the crime. Crimes such as fraud, tax evasion, and hate crimes for example should bar entry while crimes such as possession should not

@9G3YQYQWomen’s Equality from California answered…2yrs

Yes, unless the ban on serving in office was part of the court ordered punishment

@9FYNT4RIndependent from Texas answered…2yrs

@9FSPDJMVeteran from New Jersey answered…2yrs

@9FQM382Socialist from Connecticut answered…2yrs

@9FP95KCVeteran from Maine answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as they have finished serving their sentence and they are required to make their crime public knowledge

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