A Random Survey at the Downtown Food Carts
When it comes to my house/apartment, the economy has caused me to:
60% Make peace with where I’m at
22% Find a cheaper place
18% Go after a good deal
If I could live anywhere in Portland it would be:
68% In a cool neighborhood like Alberta, Mississippi, Hawthorne, or Belmont
16% In the West Hills with a view
12% In a condo in the Pearl
4% Nowhere. I’m getting out of Portland.
Besides price, what is the most important factor in picking a place to live?
How much do you plan to spend on beautifying your home this year?
8% More than $10,000
4% Between $5,0000 and $10,000
18% Between $1,000 and $5,000
70% Less than $1,000
Do you own or rent your home?
Given these choices, whom would you vote for in the upcoming gubernatorial election?
14% John Kitzhaber
14% Bill Bradbury
8% Chris Dudley
4% Allen Alley
The most important job for Oregon’s next governor will be:
48% Creating jobs
28% Fixing the tax structure
22% Keeping the state livable
2% Helping the poor
How would you describe yourself, politically?
When it comes to rain gear, I prefer:
60% Rain jacket
State of affairs
Who has the right idea about health care reform?
40% President Obama
36% Progressive Democrats
20% Conservative Democrats
To solve unemployment, Oregon should:
26% Tax the wealthy to create more government jobs
36% Give tax breaks to businesses that create jobs
38% Unemployment will solve itself as the economy starts to grow again
After Greg Oden’s nude picture scandal, the Trail Blazers should have:
0% Fined Oden
2% Suspended Oden
20% They handled it just right
78% What’s the big deal? [Ahem]
True or False? Beaverton is more culturally diverse than Portland.
(Pssst: It’s true.)