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Snap Poll

Most oppose Citizens United decision

Six years after Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, most respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll—nearly 85 percent—oppose the high court ruling.

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Readers weigh in on potential pairings

Respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll were fairly evenly split between leading Democratic and Republican president candidates in potential pairings.

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Most readers still oppose NY SAFE Act

A two-thirds majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll oppose the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act.

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Readers give Obama poor grades

Most respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll, however, disapprove of President Barack Obama’s overall job performance as president, though the results varied when divided by political affiliation.

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Most oppose minimum wage of $15

More than 70 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll oppose Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to hike the minimum wage for all workers statewide to $15 an hour by 2021.

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Most readers give Cuomo poor grades

An improving economy and highly publicized investments in the upstate region have failed to improve Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s standing among Rochester Business Journal readers.

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Brooks’ performance gets solid grades

Maggie Brooks is wrapping up her 12-year tenure as Monroe County executive, and the majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll gave her performance solid grades.

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Most value experience in next president

The majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say a candidate’s experience in government or military leadership are important when deciding which candidate to support for president in 2016.

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Snap Poll: Fantasy sports sites violate law, most say

Nearly two-thirds of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say daily fantasy sports sites such as DraftKings and FanDuel violate New York law on gambling. More than half also say the state law should not be changed to define daily fantasy sports as legal games of skill.

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Most worried about terror attack threat

Nearly three-quarters of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll are personally worried about the threat of a terrorist attack, and 29 percent report being very worried.

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Most disagree with Keystone rejection

A majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll disagree with the Obama administration’s decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline after more than seven years of governmental review and political debate.

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Snap Poll: Vargas, school board get poor grades

Rochester City School District superintendent Bolgen Vargas—who last week said he will step down at the end of 2015, six months before the end of his contract—received failing marks from the plurality of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll.

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Dinolfo favored by majority of readers

A majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll favor Republican Cheryl Dinolfo in the 2015 Monroe County executive election.

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