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Distribution of answers submitted by Texas voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Mar 20, 2012. 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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Limited and focussed. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Friendswood, TX
There are very few affirmative action programs still in existence so the issue is not important. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Fort Worth, TX
No they have become a politically correct "quota system". And what and when is a minority. Such as blacks are considered a "minority" but in cities such as Chicago, Oakland, Detroit, and others the blacks are the majority. So should... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Malakoff, TX
No as these laws are now politically correct "quota driven laws" and just what is and when is a race a minority. Such as blacks are considered a minority and given favorable treatment, but in cities like Chicago, Detroit and Atlanta, the blacks... 5 years ago from a Republican in Malakoff, TX
We shouldn't favor one ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender. Because in spite of the intentions of nondiscrimination, people become more prejudiced because they favor only one ethnicity or etc. We should all be equal, especially in the work area. 5 years ago from a Republican in Helotes, TX
No additional programs should be created; however, if the current programs are fulfilling their objectives, they should stay in place. 5 years ago from a Republican in New Braunfels, TX
Every one is equal, so the basis of the interview in selecting a member for a job should be based on merit and other requirements. 5 years ago from a Republican in Wichita Falls, TX