Posts tagged ‘Eugene Auditor’

Broad Support for Eugene Auditor – In Principle

There appears to be strong support for a Eugene auditor in some form. This blog has chronicled how Eugeneans see many problems in the city that remain unaddressed.

This  question was asked prior to the campaign and the collapse of the two auditor measures’ support. It is possible this is biased upward. However, a sizeable percentage of people voiced support here who supported neither measure.

QUESTION: Regardless of your opinion on the two auditor measures, in principle do you support or oppose the creation of an auditor for the City of Eugene?
IF SUPPORT/OPPOSE: 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 Primary voters were conducted April 2-3, 2018. The margin of error at the sample median is plus or minus 7%.

Eugene Appointed Auditor Trend

Support for the appointed auditor, the city council proposal, never came close to 50%.

QUESTION: City of Eugene Measure 20-287 Amends Charter: Establishes Council-appointed performance auditor, audit review board: Shall City Charter be amended to require City Council to appoint a performance auditor to audit city activities?
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 Primary voters were conducted each of April 2-3, April 16-17 and April 30-May 2, 2018. The margin of error for each survey at the sample median is plus or minus 7%.

Eugene Elected Auditor Trend

The elected auditor started with strong support which steadily declined. By two weeks before the election it was in serious trouble — being under 50% and having dropped 13 points in support.

QUESTION: City of Eugene Measure 20-283 Amends Charter: establishes office, duties of independent elected City Auditor:  Shall City Charter be amended to, establish office of elected City Auditor to independently audit city operations and activities”?
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 Primary voters were conducted each of April 2-3, April 16-17 and April 30-May 2, 2018. The margin of error for each survey at the sample median is plus or minus 7%.