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Distribution of answers submitted by Democrats.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Sep 23, 2015. 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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No, every dollar our nation has should be put towards bettering our economy and improving the lives of our people, not used to fund billion dollar space programs that have no immediate effect on the well being of our people. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Waller, WA
No, fix the problems on our planet before expanding into space. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Baraboo, WI
Yes, I want to go to space. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Shreveport, LA
Yes, support space exploration in conjunction with private sector and allies. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Chicago, IL
To me the space travel is a possible but not entirely practial idea. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Waunakee, WI
Yes, but let the people know exactly what is happening in space and what is being discovered. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Oakland, CA
Space exploration and travel are vitally important but we need to set priorities. Right now we should continue to support NASA with a sustainable budget but we should also deal with some issues involving our crumbling infrastructure and other domestic... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Mobile, AL
NASA is a major customer of SpaceX so keep funding NASA or donate money to SpaceX. Elon is doing great things. Read the waitbutwhy.com post on SpaceX. It's very important that we continue the space mission. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Austin, TX
Government should have partnership with private industry. 4 years ago from a Democrat in River Hills, WI
I think if NASA were too do any more space travel programs, they would 1. Have to somehow improve current levels of technology, or 2. Benefit human life. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Severn, MD
This should be a global responsibility. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Anchor Bay, CA
Leave it all to private companies. 4 years ago from a Democrat in North Potomac, MD
No, we need to focus on issues here on Earth first. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Greeley, CO
Only when we have the available funds. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Potwin, KS
No, not until the economy improves and citizens' lives improved, ie infrastructure, education, veterans, etc. 4 years ago from a Democrat in San Diego, CA
Fund all the sciences. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Harker Heights, TX