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Snap Poll: Readers favor Assini in election rematch

Voters in the 25th Congressional District in November will get a rematch of the 2014 contest when Republican Mark Assini lost to Democratic incumbent Rep. Louise Slaughter by fewer than 1,000 votes. And if the contest were held today, the majority of this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents would favor the GOP candidate.

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Snap Poll: Web deeply altered ways of business

Twenty-five years ago this month, the World Wide Web debuted as a publicly available service on the internet. And 95 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say it changed the way they do business.

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Snap Poll: Majority says free trade pacts are good for U.S.

Fifty-six percent of readers participating in this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say free trade accords such as the North American Free Trade Agreement have been good for the United States.

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Snap Poll: Readers weigh in on U.S. race relations

A majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say relations between whites and blacks in the U.S. today are bad. Nearly half said somewhat bad, compared with 17 percent who said they are very bad. Just 2 percent said they are very good.

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Snap Poll: Most readers don’t use all vacation days

More than half of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll are leaving earned vacation days on the table. Roughly one-third of readers say they don’t use all the vacation days they’ve earned because they would fall too far behind in their work.

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Snap Poll: Most expect no Brexit impact here

A majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll expect no impact from the Brexit vote on their business or workplace. A quarter of respondents anticipate a negative impact on their place of work.

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Readers give Clinton edge over Trump

If the 2016 presidential election were held today, Democrat Hillary Clinton would be the top vote-getter among RBJ Daily Report readers.

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Snap Poll: School spending levels get poor grade

A large majority of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents say per-pupil spending on public school education in New York is too high. This compares with 13 percent who say it’s about right, and just 3 percent who think schools should spend more.

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Snap Poll: Albany corruption is ‘serious’ problem

All RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents say they think corruption in state government is a serious problem for New York, with 89 percent saying it’s “very serious,” and 11 percent saying it’s “somewhat serious.”

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Snap Poll: Jazz Festival is favorite summer event

Rochester offers a bounty of special events each summer, and this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll asked readers to name their favorites. Top-ranked in terms of votes cast in this week’s poll was the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival.

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