Reader Poll: Legislators’ and the Governor’s Pay Should be Suspended During a Budget Stalemate

Harrisburg-Capitol-steps2The results are in and a plurality of our readers said that the pay for legislators and the Governor should be suspended during budget stalemates.  

36% of the 603 respondents said that legislators and the Governor’s pay should be suspended.  33% said it should just be the legislators’ pay, 16% said legislators’ and their staff’s pay should be suspended, and 15% were against suspending pay.  

These results will be welcomed by legislators who voluntarily give up their pay during budget stalemates.   


Do you support a bill suspending legislators' pay during a budget stalemate?

  • Yes, and it should include the governor (36%)
  • Yes (33%)
  • Yes, and it should include legislative staff (16%)
  • No (15%)

Total Voters: 604

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  • When Should The Special Elections For The PA House Be Held?

    • May 16, 2023 (Primary Day) (51%)
    • March, 2023 (47%)
    • April, 2023 (2%)

    Total Voters: 173

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