4

Morning Poll: Should County Attorney Prosecute Potheads and Prostitutes?

^
Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Phoenix and help keep the future of New Times free.

Yesterday, we spoke with Michael Kielsky, the Libertarian candidate for Maricopa County Attorney.

Kielsky has an interesting approach to law enforcement: using the County Attorney's Office to go after crimes that have "real victims."

As Kielsky told us, prostitution and smoking weed don't fall under his criteria of crimes with "real victims."

Kielsky says, if he's elected, he wouldn't prosecute prostitutes, people who hire prostitutes, or potheads.

"Where's the harm?" He asks.

It's an interesting approach -- one that's probably not gonna score him points with Maricopa County's more conservative voters -- but we can't say we entirely disagree with him.

We want to know what you think, though: should the county attorney prosecute prostitutes or potheads?

Vote -- and see the results of yesterday's poll -- below.

Yesterday's poll question: Do you miss Kurt Warner yet?

- 75.53 percent say yes.

- 3.77 percent say no.

- 21.7 percent say after yesterday I miss Matt Leinart.

Here is your morning poll:


Keep Phoenix New Times Free... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Phoenix with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.