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Poll: 55 percent support FairDistricts; 35 percent unsure



More from that AIF/Zogby poll of likely Florida voters (with a margin of error of +/- 3.5 percent): Read the ballot language for the FairDistricts amendment calling for compact districts not drawn to favor any party or candidate; 36.9 percent said they strongly support; 18 percent said somewhat support; 1.9 percent somewhat opposed; 6.8 percent strongly opposed; and 35.3 percent did not know enough to answer.

And this: Currently, if workers want to form a union, they sign special cards, and if at least 30 percent of the employees do so, a secret ballot is held to determine if a union will be formed or not. If 50 percent sign the cards, the employer can choose to recognize the union, or if not, the employees can then vote. A proposed federal law would change these rules. Under the proposed legislation, if 50 percent of employees sign cards, the union is automatically created and recognized. Do you support or oppose this legislation, known as Card Check?

26.9 strongly support; 13.6 percent somewhat support; 12.6 percent somewhat oppose; 37.6 percent strongly oppose.


[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 1:10pm]


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