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Distribution of answers submitted by Democrats.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Jul 29, 2014. 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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Hail-by-smartphone car services Uber and Lyft have rapidly expanded in cities across the world over the past year. Users "hail" cars through smartphone apps which also track the car's location and process payments. Proponents argue that they provide better customer service and cheaper rates than traditional taxis and car services. Opponents argue that since they are not subject to the same licensing procedures as taxis they do not necessarily meet the same safety requirements. See recent ridesharing news
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Yes, users take on that risk when they choose to use this service. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Ashburn, VA
Yes, but they need to pay a fee and be licensed just like the regular cabs. 3 years ago from a Democrat in East Moriches, NY
All taxi like services should be held to similar standards. It may be that the current regulations for Taxi Medallions are unneeded in this marketplace. 3 years ago from a Democrat in San Francisco, CA
Yes, but the cab fees and regulations should be similarly adjusted to allow for cab companies to be competitive in the marketplace. 3 years ago from a Democrat in San Francisco, CA
If they meet standards for traditional taxi service. 3 years ago from a Democrat in San Diego, CA
Yes, if they follow an appropriate licensing structure. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Santa Barbara, CA
Self-driving car technology needs to be seriously considered for the future of taxi services. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Tustin, CA