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Distribution of answers submitted by New York voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Oct 15, 2013. 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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Data based on unique submissions (duplicates or multiple submissions are eliminated) per user using a 30-day moving average to reduce daily variance from traffic sources. Totals 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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No, but all elections should be government funded and no private funds or ads should be allowed. Equal access to media, many debates of greater depth and substance, and opinions posted by the public on the web. 8 years ago from a Democrat in Brooklyn, NY
Yes, only congressman are exempt from the laws they pass. Why should they receive better benefits than our military who lose their lives, limbs and family defending the government. 8 years ago from a Libertarian in Brooklyn, NY
Term limits are based on how relevant the congressman stays. ie; if the congressman is not accurately representing the people, or is unaware of what the people in his/her district have to live with, they should not be allowed to return to office. 8 years ago from a Green in Ithaca, NY
If the drawing of districts are done in a fair and balanced way, in other words not by the political partties themselves, then term limits would not be necessary. 8 years ago from a Democrat in Fredonia, NY
No, BUT Congressional pay, benefits and pensions should be rated based on the effectiveness and completion of each year of service by ALL members of both the Senate and the House of representatives. Also, ALL federal employees; especially Congress MUST... 8 years ago from a Green in Endicott, NY
It really doesn't matter. 8 years ago from a Democrat in Westbury, NY
No, empirical evidence indicates term limits are likely to generate more corruption, not less. 8 years ago from a Democrat in New York, NY
A term limit of two consecutive terms, and a total of four terms maximum per congressman should be legislated.
After serving two consecutive terms, the legislator must await a gap of another term,
before running for office again. This will pressure the congress to promote a diverse set of legislation,
bearing in mind the limited 'shelf-life' of their star legislators. 8 years ago from a Democrat in Brooklyn, NY
No. Term limits is not the problem/solution. The problem is private money in the elections. 8 years ago from a Green in Camillus, NY