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Some Charlottesville councilors are considering removing the General Lee statue and / or renaming Lee Park. What do you think should be done?
Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:
- Remove the statue of General Robert E. Lee, keep park name
- 167 votes
- Rename Lee Park, keep the statue
- 789 votes
- Remove the statue and rename the park
- 1321 votes
- Don't change anything
- 16393 votes
- None of the above
- 567 votes
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