Archive for the ‘Eugene and Lane County’ Category.

Piercy and Vinis Performance Compared by Eugene Ward

Kitty Piercy in 2012 uniformly outperformed Lucy Vinis in 2016. However, the difference was significantly less in the west Eugene wards (6, 7, and 8).

Source of data: Lane County Elections.

Clark for Mayor Campaign Financial Timeline

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Clark’s fundraising and spending were nearly all concentrated near the May election date.

Source of data: Oregon Secretary of State.

Vinis for Mayor Campaign Financial Timeline

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Vinis’ fundraising and spending were spread out comparatively evenly from July of 2015 through the May Primary.

Source of data: Oregon Secretary of State.

Clark and Vinis Expenditures Timeline

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Vinis’ expenditures started earlier than Clark’s, but he caught up and passed her in April.

Source of data: Oregon Secretary of State.

Clark and Vinis Contributions Timeline

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Vinis’ contributions started earlier than Clark’s, but he caught up and passed her in April.

Source of data: Oregon Secretary of State.

Expanding Eugene’s Urban Growth Boundary


Eugeneans slightly approve expanding the urban growth boundary.

QUESTION: Do you approve or disapprove of expanding Eugene’s urban growth boundary?
IF APPROVE/DISAPPROVE: Is that strongly or somewhat?
IF DON’T KNOW: Which way do you lean?

METHODOLOGY: 200 live telephone interviews of likely City of Eugene 2018 General Election voters conducted September 11-12, 2017. Margin of error at the sample median is plus or minus 7%.

Mayoral Undervote Pct. by Precinct

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The undervote, as expected, was highest in the university precinct. However, it was relatively higher in north and west Eugene as well.

Source of data: Lane County Elections.

For a more detailed map: eugene-mayor-undervote-may-2016.

Clark Vote Pct. by Precinct

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Clark did much better in north and west Eugene.

Source of data: Lane County Elections.

For a more detailed map: clark-vote-pct-may-2016.

Eugene Charter Change on Election Dates

The charter election date change measure is losing among General Election voters. It is probably doing better among likely November Special Election voters, though it’s also clear people just aren’t familiar with it. A solid education campaign is needed.

QUESTION: Would you vote yes or no on: Shall the City of Eugene Charter be amended to eliminate an election in the fourth year of a vacated Mayor’s or Councilor’s term?
IF YES/NO: Is that strongly or somewhat?
IF DON’T KNOW: Which way do you lean?

METHODOLOGY: 200 live telephone interviews of likely City of Eugene 2018 General Election voters conducted September 11-12, 2017. Margin of error at the sample median is plus or minus 7%.

Vinis Vote Pct. by Precinct

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Vinis’ strongest area was in south-central Eugene.

Source of data: Lane County Elections.

For a more detailed map: vinis-vote-pct-may-2016