Archive for April 2012

Springfield Primary Voters Right Direction/Wrong Track

Springfield Primary voters overwhelmingly think the city is going in the right direction. It’s important to put this in a larger context. The national and state economies aren’t doing that great.

QUESTION
In general, do you feel Springfield is heading in the right direction or do you think things have gotten off on the wrong track?

METHODOLOGY
200 telephone interviews of likely 2012 City of Springfield Primary voters were conducted March 13 and 14, 2012. The margin of error at the sample median is 7 percent.

Springfield Mayoral Race Polling


Incumbent Mayor Christine Lundberg has a commanding lead in the Springfield Mayor race.

QUESTION
If the election for Mayor of Springfield were held today, would you vote for Christine Lundberg or Denise Bean (ROTATE NAMES)? IF DON’T KNOW: Which way would you lean?

METHODOLOGY
200 telephone interviews of likely 2012 City of Springfield Primary voters were conducted March 13 and 14, 2012. The margin of error at the sample median is 7 percent.

The totals include leaners.

Springfield Mayoral Contest “Keep” Numbers

Springfield Primary voters pretty clearly want to keep Springfield Mayor Christine Lundberg. She has a commanding 46 to 19 lead.

As an aside, these questions are normally called “re-elect” in the trade. However, in Oregon, since Mayor Lundberg was appointed, the term used is “keep.”

QUESTION
If the election were held today, would you vote to Keep Springfield Mayor Christine Lundberg or vote for someone else?

METHODOLOGY
200 telephone interviews of likely 2012 City of Springfield Primary voters were conducted March 13 and 14, 2012. The margin of error at the sample median is 7 percent.

Lane County Commissioner Favorability Ratings

The commissioners are ranked by their countywide net favorability ratings. Commissioner Leiken is on top as he was with the Name ID: http://lindholmcompanyblog.com/?p=7526.

It is important to keep in mind that commissioners run by district and that each commissioner is probably seen much more favorably in their own district than they are countywide.

QUESTION
Now, I am going to read the names of some people. Please tell me whether you have heard of each. IF HEARD OF … Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of ______?

METHODOLOGY
200 telephone interviews of a random sample of Lane County likely 2012 General Election voters were conducted February 29 through March 2, 2012. The margin of error at the sample median is 7 percent. The percentages might not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

Lane County Commissioner Name ID Ratings

The three Metro county commissioners have a clear Name ID edge over the two Rural county commissioners.

QUESTION
Now, I am going to read the names of some people. Please tell me whether you have heard of each.

METHODOLOGY
200 telephone interviews of a random sample of Lane County likely 2012 General Election voters were conducted February 29 through March 2, 2012. The margin of error at the sample median is 7 percent. The percentages might not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.