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+ - Ask Slashdot: Can Lawmakers Disagree With Their Constituents?

Submitted by TheSwift
TheSwift (2714953) writes "A close friend of mine is involved in state legislature and I've interacted with him several times, hearing his viewpoints on different issues and topics. Although I found his perspectives very insightful, I have a hunch that his views on particular topics differ from the majority of his constituents. So, I wanted to bring this question to the Slashdot community for discussion: can a lawmaker disagree with the majority of their constituents if they feel they know better, or are they compelled to vote as they believe the majority of their constituents would vote?"
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Ask Slashdot: Can Lawmakers Disagree With Their Constituents?

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