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2017 Jail Levy Increase Over 2013 by Eugene Ward

The greatest increases were among two of the south Eugene wards (1 and 2) and the northwest Eugene ward 6.

Source of data: Lane County Elections

Recent Eugene Population Growth Seen as Getting Faster

People see population growth accelerating in Eugene.

QUESTION: Do you believe that recent population growth in Eugene has been too fast, too slow, or just about right?
METHODOLOGY: 200 live telephone interviews of City of Eugene likely General Election voters were conducted each of November 29 through December 1, 2016 and April 10-11, 2017. The margin of error at the sample median for each is 7%.

May Special Turnout by Eugene Ward

Ward 2, in the south hills, had the highest and Ward 3, around the University of Oregon, had the lowest turnout.

Source of data: Lane County Elections

2017 Jail Levy Yes Pct. by City of Eugene Ward

All wards overwhelmingly supported the jail levy. The south Eugene wards (wards 1, 2 and 3) were the most supportive.

Source of data: Lane County Elections

Eugene Housing & Rental Prices Too High

The best way to look at this question is to compare the “expensive” and the “just about right” percentages. The “expensive” greatly exceeds the “just about right,” by nearly two-to-one.

QUESTION: How would you rate housing and rental prices in Eugene, in general, are they too expensive, too inexpensive, or just about right?
METHODOLOGY: 200 live telephone interviews of City of Eugene likely General Election voters were conducted April 10-11, 2017. The margin of error at the sample median is 7%.

2017 Jail Levy Increase Over 2013 by Lane Commissioner District

All districts saw strong increases. The greatest were in the Eugene districts and the least was in the Springfield district.

Source of data: Lane County Elections

Eugeneans Evenly Divided on Urban Growth Boundary Expansion

Eugeneans’ opinions are evenly balanced on the question of expanding the city’s urban growth boundary.

QUESTION: Do you support or oppose expanding Eugene’s urban growth boundary? IF SUPPORT/OPPOSE: Is that strongly or somewhat? IF DON’T KNOW: Which way do you lean?
METHODOLOGY: 200 live telephone interviews of City of Eugene likely General Election voters were conducted April 10-11, 2017. The margin of error at the sample median is 7%.

2017 Jail Levy Increase on 2013 by Lane Region

All areas improved over 2017. Eugene, which was already the most supportive, increased by the most.

Source of data: Lane County Elections.

Vinis Mayoral Job Approval Rating Is Net Negative

Vinis’ job approval rating is underwater. A net negative rating like this implies she has not benefited from any honeymoon.

It’s is important to distinguish between the types of data. Mayor Vinis is relatively unknown, but those who know her like her. In the office of the mayor, on the other hand, she is underperforming.

QUESTION: How would you rate the job Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis is doing: excellent, good, fair, poor?
METHODOLOGY: 200 live telephone interviews of City of Eugene likely General Election voters were conducted April 10-11, 2017. The margin of error at the sample median is 7%.

May Special Ballot Return Rate by Lane Co. Comm. District

West Lane started returning ballots earlier than the other districts and just kept increasing its turnout margin.

Source of data: Lane County Elections