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Douglas County Residents Oppose Microsoft Breakup

Douglas County voters oppose the Microsoft breakup recommended by the Department of Justice by more than two to one. Democrats favor a breakup by a slim margin, 40 percent to 38 percent, whereas Republicans oppose it, 67 percent to 18 percent. Unaffiliated voters oppose a breakup 50 percent to 28 percent.

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Do you believe the software company Microsoft should be broken into two separate companies as recommended by the Justice Department or not broken in two?

Douglas County is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. It now has more than 160,000 residents. Seventy-two percent of the residents arrived the last decade and 47 percent came from one of the other counties in the metro area. A third of the new arrivals came from another state or country.