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Distribution of answers submitted by Republicans.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Feb 10, 2016. 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)
Learn more about Eminent Domain
Eminent domain is the power of a state or a national government to take private property for public use. It can be legislatively delegated by state governments to municipalities, government subdivisions, or even to private persons or corporations, when they are authorized to exercise the functions of public character. Opponents, including Conservatives and Libertarians in New Hampshire, oppose giving the government the power to seize property for private projects, like casinos. Proponents, including advocates of oil pipelines and national parks, argue that the construction of roads and schools would not be possible if the government could not seize land under eminent domain. See recent eminent domain news
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Only in emergency situations or with consent from the current landowner. 2 years ago from a Republican in Naranja, FL
I believe that private property belongs to the individual who purchased it. There are very few projects that are so vitally important to the well-being of the community that the seizing of property could be warranted. A compromise can almost always be... 2 years ago from a Republican in Mountain Park, GA
The government is required under Constitutional law to receive permission from the states before it can own land. 2 years ago from a Republican in Ordot, GU
Yes, as long as the government insures that property owners are paid to buy an equal or greater property than what was taken from them,but not less than they are used to. Governments definition of "fairly compensated" is skewed. And as long as... 2 years ago from a Republican in Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government (balance), GA