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Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?

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Last answered 29 minutes ago

Criminal Politicians Poll Results

Yes

105,700 votes

52%

No

97,971 votes

48%

Distribution of answers submitted by UK voters.

4 Yes answers
2 No answers
0 overlapping answers

Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Jan 6, 2017. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorised into yes/no stances.

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Data based on 30-day moving average to reduce daily variance from traffic sources. Totals may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.

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The U.S. constitution does not prevent convicted felons from holding the office of the President or a seat in the Senate or House of Representatives. States may prevent convicted felons candidates from holding statewide and local offices.  See recent Criminal Politicians news

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