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Should pension plans for federal, state and local government workers be transitioned into private plans?

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Pension Reform Poll Results

Yes

811,133 votes

60%

No

548,820 votes

40%

Distribution of answers submitted by America.

3 Yes answers
2 No answers
0 overlapping answers

Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Oct 17, 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 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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The average retired federal employee receives a pension (retirement plan) of $32,824 annually. Total unfunded pension liability for all U.S. cities and counties is an estimated $574 billion. In addition to their pensions, federal employees are offered a 401(k) plus 5% matching, whereas the average private employer is offered 3 percent matching of 401(k) without pension.  See recent pension news

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