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Distribution of answers submitted by Republicans.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Jul 29, 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 Ridesharing
Hail-by-smartphone car services Uber and Lyft have rapidly expanded in cities across the world over the past year. Users "hail" cars through smartphone apps which also track the car's location and process payments. Proponents argue that they provide better customer service and cheaper rates than traditional taxis and car services. Opponents argue that since they are not subject to the same licensing procedures as taxis they do not necessarily meet the same safety requirements. See recent ridesharing news
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Only if a reasonable "co-exist" balance is struck. WE need competition. 3 years ago from a Republican in Nyack, NY
Yes, but meet the same standards for safety. 3 years ago from a Republican in Worcester, MA
Ride sharing can be a benefit to help with city traffic but insurance for injury and non professional drivers is a major sticking point. 3 years ago from a Republican in Northridge, CA
Should cut the red tape and allow more free enterprise. 3 years ago from a Republican in Albany, NY
Any Ride-For-Pay services should have to follow the same guidelines regardless of how they get customers - the end result is the same, a ride for monetary compensation. 3 years ago from a Republican in Georgetown, MA
Yes with proof of safety, ability and insurance. 3 years ago from a Republican in Huntington Beach, CA
NO, allow private businesses to start up and make it without any assistance from the government at any level. No to "Fast-Track Car Lanes" too expensive, too one sided for business. Government is not helping the situation, actually making it worse. 3 years ago from a Republican in Mammoth Lakes, CA