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Polls for January 2019

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Reader Poll:

Rep. David Stringer has apologized on the House floor for his comments that critics called racist. How do you feel about this?

  • He said sorry to the House members, staff and the public; I am satisfied. 8%
  • I am unhappy. He did not recant anything he said. 5%
  • I don’t think he said anything wrong; he didn’t need to apologize. 34%
  • I am tired of all of this. Stringer needs to resign. 53%

700 total votes

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Reader Poll:

What do you think the top priorities of the 2019 Arizona legislative session should be? (Pick up to three choices)

  • - Approving a drought contingency plan or risk federal intervention. 17%
  • - Fixing state tax return forms to comply with federal law, otherwise Arizonans stand to pay $170 million more. 17%
  • - Continuing the #RedForEd education promised teacher raises increases in funding. 11%
  • - Shore up the state's charter schools - of which a study shows more than 100 risk closure. 2%
  • - Reform the state's criminal justice system and sentencing. 5%
  • - Legalize marijuana and CBD oils. 8%
  • - Put more state resources toward the border and immigration. 11%
  • - Continue to bolster the state's finances; add to the state's budget surplus. 2%
  • - Remove the new $32-a-vehicle MVD registration fee to fund the state Highway Patrol. 20%
  • - Further fix the state retirement system for police and fire (PSPRS) 6%

1697 total votes

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Reader Poll:

How do you think local government agencies handled the New Year's Eve snowstorm?

  • Very Well 16%
  • Good 14%
  • Could Have Done Better 60%
  • Don't Care 10%

428 total votes

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