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Distribution of answers submitted by Republicans.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Jan 9, 2014. 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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Learn more about Fracking
Fracking is the process of extracting oil or natural gas from shale rock. Water, sand and chemicals are injected into the rock at high pressure which fractures the rock and allows the oil or gas to flow out to a well. While fracking has significantly boosted oil production, there are environmental concerns that the process is contaminating groundwater. See recent fracking news
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Yes. But we need to keep in place restrictions governing the export of domestically produced energy. Fracking should be used as a National Security policy, enabling the US to gain energy independence. 3 years ago from a Republican in Flemington, NJ
Yes, but be smart about it- I.E. Take into consideration where you will be fracking and if it will affect peoples homes, water, health and overall well being and quality of living. 4 years ago from a Republican in North Richland Hills, TX
I support hydraulic fracking in the U.S., ONLY, if it is AMERICAN OWNED interests doing it.
I am against foreign corps. (the Chinese) performing this here. 4 years ago from a Republican in Norwich, NY
Yes, but not in highly populated areas with more vision on what the results to the earth are and if its more harm then good sotta stop. 4 years ago from a Republican in San Jacinto, CA
I believe it is important for both our economy and current country affairs to continue to extract resources to fuel production and economy. However, fracking may not be the best choice. If it is the best choice for certain circumstances and it is needed... 4 years ago from a Republican in Arroyo Grande, CA
Yes, until we currently have no evidence that the harm is greater than the benefit. 4 years ago from a Republican in Houston, TX
Yes, but only for the short term. Research for a more sustainable energy source should be conducted in parallel. 4 years ago from a Republican in Front Royal, VA
Provided public referendum (not permissive) be done on a site-by-site basis with information about aquifers affected, proximities to and the nature and amount and half-life of every potential
taint to subterrainean water reservoirs and streams. Full... 4 years ago from a Republican in East Syracuse, NY
Yes, but watching the movie, Gas Land, makes me very bias about regulations. They need to make sure they have high regulations so people cannot light their tap water on fire due to natural gas in their wells. 4 years ago from a Republican in Laona, WI
Yes, but continue to monitor to insure that the practice is safe and the public is not being overtly affected. 4 years ago from a Republican in Tempe, AZ
Yes but only in low population areas, and if its closely monitored. 4 years ago from a Republican in Orderville, UT
Unknown,the jury is still out Need more data on risks to water supply and earthquakes. 4 years ago from a Republican in Universal City, TX
Not familiar enough with procedure to make an educated guess. 4 years ago from a Republican in Lansing, IL
I think it is a viable way to extract energy, but I question the effect it may be having on groundwater, etc. 4 years ago from a Republican in Kennedale, TX
Yes, but effects should be studied without bias. 4 years ago from a Republican in Leonard, OK
In some cases yes, with taxation and regulation. Environmental protection and human safety are key issues here. 4 years ago from a Republican in Temple, PA
Ok to allow, but continue research on long-term effects. 4 years ago from a Republican in Phoenix, AZ
Yes, but only if it can be guaranteed to not effect ground water. 4 years ago from a Republican in Clear Creek, IN