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Conscience VS. Constituents: How Should Politicians Vote?

Assemblyman Jim Wheeler caused a firestorm when video surfaced of him saying he would support slavery -- if his constituents wanted it. His statement also raises bigger questions about the role of elected officials. Are they elected to vote their conscience, or represent the will of their constituents?

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Steve Sebelius, columnist, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Dan Hart, consultant, Hart & Associates

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