"A government big enough to give you everything you want, is big enough to take away everything you have"
Thomas Jefferson

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Siena Poll On State Issues

A Siena Poll For June 2008 regarding issues facing the state. Here are some of the questions and responses. Click here

Property tax cap is necessary to help people who have seen property tax bills increase by 7% per year over the last 5 years.

Upstate 79% agree - 13% disagree

Property tax cap is unnecessary since local voters have ability to determine school budgets and size of property tax increases.

Upstate 35% agree - 55% disagree

Property tax cap is necessary to force school districts to budget and spend resources more carefully

Upstate 67% agree - 25% disagree

A mandated cap on property tax increases will hurt education in New York

Upstate 23% agree - 66% disagree

By a 46-40 percent margin, voters support a law to legalize same sex marriage in New York.

Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion about David Paterson?

57% Favorable, 17% Unfavorable, 25% Don't know, no opinion

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