Friday, August 19, 2011

Ersland Case: A Split Decision

Voters in our poll about Jerome Ersland are as evenly divided as possible about his future, with 50 percent favoring clemency and 50 percent opposed to clemency.

The largest percentage, 29 percent, say no action should be taken.

What action should be taken in the Jerome Ersland case?
A full pardon 25% 27
Life sentence reduced to time served 25% 27
Nothing 29% 30
Let him serve a few years, then consider for parole 21% 22
106 votes total

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