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Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)?

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Last answered 44mins ago

Obamacare Poll Results for Louisiana

Yes

27,540 votes

32%

No

55,295 votes

65%

Distribution of answers submitted by Louisiana.

3 Yes answers
2 No answers
2 overlapping answers

Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Dec 12, 2011. 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 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. I'm not against a form of socialized medicine however the idyllic premise of how the Act would pay for itself was faulty (every state can attest to the fact that everyone or even nearly everyone will buy car insurance; and no reason to think health insurance would be any different. 8mons ago from a Democrat in Baton Rouge, LA.

Regulate medical costs not insurance. 8mons ago from a Libertarian in Springhill, LA.

Yes, as a means to establishing a single payer system. 9mons ago from a Democrat in Meraux, LA.

No, and restructure the health system to eliminate the need for health insurance altogether. 9mons ago from a Libertarian in Metairie, LA.

Let each State decide and have the burden fall in that State that chooses to. 11mons ago from a Libertarian in Lafayette, LA.

National Healthcare should require employers to provide healthcare, not require individuals to buy healthcare. 11mons ago from a Democrat in Saint Joseph, LA.

Yes, institute a single payer public/private system based on the Canadian and German health systems, but don't penalize people for not buying insurance. 12mons ago from a Libertarian in Gonzales, LA.

Yes, but move towards a multi payer public/private system where the poor are automatically have public insurance and all others can choose between private insurance or public insurance. 12mons ago from a Democrat in Gonzales, LA.

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