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Distribution of answers submitted by Texas voters.
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 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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Illegal immigrants, as well as legal immigrants in the country less than five years, are not eligible for free healthcare through Medicaid. A 2007 study estimated that less than 1 percent of Medicaid spending went to healthcare for illegal immigrants. Proponents of subsidized healthcare for immigrants argue that increased access to basic preventive care will lower the demand for costly emergency care. Opponents argue that immigrants in the healthcare system run the risk of becoming "permanent patients," because they have no relatives, insurance or an established address where they can go once released. See recent immigration healthcare news
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The government should not generally subsidize healthcare. However, there should be a minimal 'safety net' for people who truly cannot provide for their own healthcare, possibly at he state level, out of which illegal immigrants should only be... 3 years ago from a Republican in Flower Mound, TX
I find it ironic that the U.S. will spend thousands of taxpayer funds to prosecute a legally born U.S. citizen for a crime (which may, years down the road prove to have resulted in an incorrect verdict), in which case the taxpayers are then... 3 years ago from a Republican in Houston, TX
The government should subsidize a fund for emergency healthcare but only in true emergencies and any services provided should be paid back by persons who used these emergency facilities--if they are minors the parents should be held accountable.... 3 years ago from a Republican in Austin, TX
Yes, but to a point. This is a complex issue, however anyone who is paying into the system should be allowed at the minimum some basic healthcare assistance during times of dire need. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Grand Prairie, TX
Any person who works in the US should pay their fair share. Maybe the easy answer is do away with income tax and go to a straight sales tax system that taxes purchases at a higher percentage. Only food staples and items currently exempt from tax stays... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Waco, TX
If they can get it, more power to them. If the government finds out that they are here illegally then they should act on the info and determine if they should be deported or allowed to stay. 4 years ago from a Green in Austin, TX