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Results from Massachusetts voters
Last answered 3 months ago
Distribution of answers submitted by Massachusetts voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Oct 21, 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 estimated by matching users to U.S. Census data block groups via the American Community Survey (2007-2011)
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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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We must change from recognizing gerrymandering as a legally cognizable reason for district boundaries, while allowing for locally elected officials to determine who has a right to vote (often to the detriment of minorities, absent the protection of the... 7 years ago from a Democrat in Springfield, MA
It should be done by a computer program that takes area distance and population numbers into consideration to create equal population areas for representation. 7 years ago from a Republican in Holden, MA
This does need a big fix, as I believe that it is a big contributor to the polarization in Congress, especially the House. I don't know that any of the options work. Something that would work is a third party. Not sure, but I believe that election... 7 years ago from a Libertarian in Framingham, MA
No elections. 7 years ago from a Libertarian in Acton, MA
Congressional districts should be determined by land area, not population, and therefore should not need redrawing. 7 years ago from a Republican in Shirley, MA
No, use the shortest splitline method. 7 years ago from a Libertarian in North Attleboro, MA
Computer drawn districts. 7 years ago from a Democrat in Waltham, MA
It should be handled by an independent, non-partisan commission that uses a computer program to draw the lines, with real people correcting for unintentional negative results. 7 years ago from a Democrat in Chestnut Hill, MA