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Praetorianus March 18th, 2015 5:23am

If you could vote for a law or ruling you very much like to be enacted but it comes with a rider / bylaw you oppose, though not as strongly, would you vote or abstain?

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NotHomeYet formerly fgw0369
03/18/15 1:11 pm

I answered vote, but it depends what the rider is. If important enough my vote could be no.

tdyakker lost
03/18/15 12:51 pm

All depends on what the rider is.

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
03/18/15 6:50 am

This is a major problem we need to have fixed. There needs to be no riders. Every bill should be only one thing with nothing added on. Vote on each issue separately.

Ebola1 Florida
03/18/15 1:52 am

Oppose not as strongly as what?

Praetorianus Fair enough.
03/17/15 10:27 pm

I'd vote. Since the main ruling is more important to me, I'd grudgingly accept the bylaw.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
03/17/15 10:25 pm

? Then you vote against your more important topic.

Maj Worth Economist
03/17/15 11:40 pm

Really it depends on the rider. I've voted both ways before.

shannwhit Stuck in a Red State
03/17/15 11:44 pm

I agree. Allot depends on what the other issue is. If it was a big deal to me, I might be able to overlook it, but if it's an issue that's important as well, & I disagree with it, then I would totally vote no...

shannwhit Stuck in a Red State
03/17/15 11:44 pm

...To not vote is to be a chicken. I believe in standing up for not just my rights but those of other.

shannwhit Stuck in a Red State
03/17/15 11:45 pm

Sorry should say "WASN'T a big deal" not "was a big deal." Apologies.