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June 10, 2010 Poll Results

Former Schenectady schools facilities manager Steven Raucci received a sentence of 23 years to life for arson and weapons convictions. Your thoughts on the sentence?

Too harsh 13% 19 votes
Too light 41% 58 votes
The right sentence 45% 63 votes
Total: 140 Votes

Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.


June 11, 2010
12:11 a.m.

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Raucci committed vandalism in essence, yet he received nearly the same sentence as he would have received if he had killed someone. How can his sentence be deemed anything but disproportionate?

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