…But they won’t tell you how they know that. The Clackamas Review reports that “55%” of Clackamas voters think this car tax to supposedly finance improvements to the Sellwood Bridge (and to free up Portland’s money for light rail to Clackamas which I imagine this same “poll” found “support” for…) is a fabulous idea! What a surprise! These poll results, of course, are entirely different than the one
Chris Edmonds, political director for the campaign to pass the fee, said that details about specific questions that were asked are proprietary information and not subject to public scrutiny.
“Single-use petroleum-based plastic shopping bags pollute our land, contribute to a swirling mass of garbage twice the size of Texas off Oregon’s coast, and continue our dependence on dangerous foreign oil supplies. Making paper shopping bags is a toxic process that pollutes our rivers. To encourage more use of reusable shopping bags, do you favor or oppose banning plastic bags in the City of Portland and requiring a 5-cent fee on paper bags?”
This question gives push polling a bad name. No wonder the pro-car-tax crowd wants to keep their latest Lisa Grove poll question under wraps.
Musing on another question with respect to Grove Insight, it does make you appreciate just how bad David Wu was to make her quit his campaign.
Grove isn’t answering any questions from us about her methodology but an alert 5th listener went to her website and found out that she actually ADVERTISES slanted poll questions:
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