Posts tagged ‘Eugene Politics’

Piercy Rating on Reducing Traffic Congestion

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Though Eugene is famous for its “rush minute,” more than a third rate Mayor Piercy as poor and more than three-quarters rate her as either fair or poor.

QUESTION: Now I would like to list a set of issues facing Eugene and ask you to rate how well Mayor Piercy did on each issue: excellent, good, fair, poor?
Reducing traffic congestion?

METHODOLOGY: 240 live telephone interviews of likely City of Eugene General election voters were conducted November 29 through December 1, 2016. The margin of error at the sample median is 6%.

Piercy Rating on Increasing Affordable Housing

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Though Mayor Piercy made affordable housing a key issue, she got a decidedly fair rating.

QUESTION: Now I would like to list a set of issues facing Eugene and ask you to rate how well Mayor Piercy did on each issue: excellent, good, fair, poor?
Increasing affordable housing?

METHODOLOGY: 240 live telephone interviews of likely City of Eugene General election voters were conducted November 29 through December 1, 2016. The margin of error at the sample median is 6%.

Piercy Rating on Bringing New Jobs to Eugene

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About a third rate Mayor Piercy as Fair and another third rate her as Poor. The poor rating is large.

QUESTION: Now I would like to list a set of issues facing Eugene and ask you to rate how well Mayor Piercy did on each issue: excellent, good, fair, poor?
Bringing new jobs to Eugene?

METHODOLOGY: 240 live telephone interviews of likely City of Eugene General election voters were conducted November 29 through December 1, 2016. The margin of error at the sample median is 6%.

Piercy Rating on Reducing Crime

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Mayor Piercy gets a decidedly fair rating.

QUESTION: Now I would like to list a set of issues facing Eugene and ask you to rate how well Mayor Piercy did on each issue: excellent, good, fair, poor?
Reducing crime?

METHODOLOGY: 240 live telephone interviews of likely City of Eugene General election voters were conducted November 29 through December 1, 2016. The margin of error at the sample median is 6%.

Piercy Rating on Building Trust in Eugene’s Government

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This issue is critical for any government. The poor rating at nearly a third is not a good result.

This is particularly important in passing ballot measures. See: http://lindholmcompanyblog.com/?p=9415

QUESTION: Now I would like to list a set of issues facing Eugene and ask you to rate how well Mayor Piercy did on each issue: excellent, good, fair, poor?
Building trust in Eugene’s government?

METHODOLOGY: 240 live telephone interviews of likely City of Eugene General election voters were conducted November 29 through December 1, 2016. The margin of error at the sample median is 6%.

Piercy Rating on Fixing Potholes and Street Improvements

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This was THE issue during Mayor Piercy’s 2008 re-election campaign. The recurring road repair measures have become a Piercy trademark.

QUESTION: Now I would like to list a set of issues facing Eugene and ask you to rate how well Mayor Piercy did on each issue: excellent, good, fair, poor?
Fixing potholes and street improvements?

METHODOLOGY: 240 live telephone interviews of likely City of Eugene General election voters were conducted November 29 through December 1, 2016. The margin of error at the sample median is 6%.

Piercy Rating on Revitalizing Downtown Eugene

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Downtown has been a major issue throughout Mayor Piercy’s tenure. One of her first measures was an downtown urban renewal in 2007. However, it lost in a landslide. Though there has been considerable economic development, it is likely that the law enforcement problems have also been noticed. See: http://lindholmcompanyblog.com/?p=13866

QUESTION: Now I would like to list a set of issues facing Eugene and ask you to rate how well Mayor Piercy did on each issue: excellent, good, fair, poor?
Revitalizing downtown Eugene?

METHODOLOGY: 240 live telephone interviews of likely City of Eugene General election voters were conducted November 29 through December 1, 2016. The margin of error at the sample median is 6%.

Piercy Rating on Promoting Sustainability

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Mayor Piercy is probably best known for promoting the “triple bottom line” for sustainability. For this emphasis she received 16% excellent rating and nearly half rating her performance at excellent or good.

QUESTION: Now I would like to list a set of issues facing Eugene and ask you to rate how well Mayor Piercy did on each issue: excellent, good, fair, poor?
Promoting sustainability?

METHODOLOGY: 240 live telephone interviews of likely City of Eugene General election voters were conducted November 29 through December 1, 2016. The margin of error at the sample median is 6%.

Piercy Rating on Working with Other Cities and Lane County

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Eugeneans think “Working with other cities and Lane County” was another relatively strong area for Mayor Piercy. The greatest percentage rated her as “Good.”

This polling result should best be taken as a Eugene-centric perspective. Eugene, being the big city in the county, is always going to have some level of friction with the rest of the county just as Portland has friction with the rest of the state.

QUESTION: Now I would like to list a set of issues facing Eugene and ask you to rate how well Mayor Piercy did on each issue: excellent, good, fair, poor?
Working with other cities and Lane County?

METHODOLOGY: 240 live telephone interviews of likely City of Eugene General election voters were conducted November 29 through December 1, 2016. The margin of error at the sample median is 6%.

Piercy Rating on Protecting Wetlands and Other Environmentally Sensitive Areas in the City

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With 57% positive, this was Mayor Piercy’s strongest area. This should not be a surprise to anyone who has watched her.

QUESTION: Now I would like to list a set of issues facing Eugene and ask you to rate how well Mayor Piercy did on each issue: excellent, good, fair, poor?
Protecting wetlands and other environmentally sensitive areas in the city?

METHODOLOGY: 240 live telephone interviews of likely City of Eugene General election voters were conducted November 29 through December 1, 2016. The margin of error at the sample median is 6%.