Issue of the Week

Would you support Nassau County imposing a five-cent fee on plastic and paper carryout bags?

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On January 1, 2018, a new Suffolk County law will go into effect, charging a five-cent fee for plastic and paper carryout bags, at a variety of retail stores. Those in support of the fee believe it will protect the environment. Those against view it as a tax that will hurt local businesses. Would you support Nassau County imposing a five-cent fee on plastic and paper carryout bags?

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Everyone, All Long Islanders, should sign up as Muslims if and when Trump institutes a Muslim registry

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36.96%
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63.04%
1442 votes

Shameful xenophobic and bigoted parts of history do not need to repeat themselves!

Voter Primary Confusion

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42.97%
(852 votes)
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57.03%
1494 votes

I received the usual postcard describing my polling place, mentions primaries 9/13, 10/3 and general election 11/8. I an registered Republican but could not find anywhere on nassauvotes.com whether there is a republican contest for today's 9/13 primary. Took a call to BofE to learn "none". WHY DOESN'T NASSAU B of E WEBSITE LIST CANDIDATES AND BALLOTS TO BETTER INFORM PROSPECTIVE VOTERS?

Term Limits for all elected officials

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46.82%
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53.18%
1649 votes

Suffolk County has a twelve year limit. All levels of government involving elected officials should have the same.

Add bike lanes to all County roads

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1607 votes

It would make Nassau a more livable place and cut down on traffic.

Gambling

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(894 votes)
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55.49%
1611 votes

Response to Belmont Gambling, I think it's disgraceful to be contemplating another money sucker from foolish people who can barely afford to live. It's mostly those who are on freebie welfare, food stamps etc that patronize such places. There is one at Aqueduct and should be more than enough to suck money from the folks/poor folks in our area.

Thanks

Alternate Dem/Republican Seating Positions in the County Legislature

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47.25%
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52.75%
1602 votes

If you intermingle the party seating chart in the legislature you will foster greater communication. Hopefully it will lead to solutions that help better Nassau.

VOTE Tuesday November 3rd!

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Polls open in Nassau from 6am-9pm.

Do you want the NY State Attorney to heavily investigate political corruption in Nassau County?

(744 votes)
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1579 votes

From a recent poll (see link below) 54% of LI'ers believe corruption is a "serious problem." Is it time for more serious investigation(s) by the state to investigate and remove politicians that are hurting the people and our economic welfare? http://longisland.news12.com/news/poll-liers-feel-gov-t-corruption-is-a-...

Transparency in County Contracts

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47.34%
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1690 votes

Nassau County should have a search engine for County Contracts on its website https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/ Residents should be able to search the database by a price range or by vendor for easy access to public information. AMH

Baldwin Downtown Revitalization

(712 votes)
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1626 votes

I know that there was originally a plan to redevelop the area and make the blighted areas really nice but I don't know what happened. It would really be cool if Baldwin was redeveloped!

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