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Distribution of answers submitted by Illinois voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Apr 10, 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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Yes, but spending cuts need to be made correctly. Reducing paperwork is the first step, cutting corporate paperwork is the next. We should also spend a little bit more to encourage business growth in America. We do need to increase taxes but only to... 4 years ago from a Green in Country Club Hills, IL
Governments, like individuals, must live within their means. Although I fear it, we should cut spending and raise taxes. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Niles, IL
No, increase taxes on the upper 1% and corporations. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Towanda, IL
Reduce or discontinue unnecessary spending programs. Congress does not need money to redecorate their offices every time someone new is elected. Cut spending Do.not cut social programs for poor,needy,senior citizens or disabled mentally or physically.... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Staunton, IL