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Distribution of answers submitted by Maryland voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Mar 20, 2012. 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 categorized into yes/no stances.
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* Data estimated by matching users to U.S. Census data block groups via the American Community Survey (2007-2011)
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Yes, but keeping laws for hard core. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Silver Spring, MD
Legalize drugs that aren't as harmful like marijuana but tax the crap out of it, allowing safer streets and more money to pay off the debt. 4 years ago from a Republican in Suitland, MD
All drugs except antibiotics should be legal. Antibiotics should be regulated as their prolific use has led to bacterial resistance which affects ALL people. Consumer should be allowed to research and purchase drugs for their conditions. Doctors should... 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Lusby, MD