Mini Poll: Opening The Mailbag, Showing You What We Found


Should bicyclists be required to have licenses?


Yes:
 9%
No:
 57%
No, but bicyclists should be required to take a basic road safety course:
 34%

 


Should you have to stop at a light or stop sign if no one else is in sight?


Yes:
 60%
Yes, but I should be able to proceed through the stop light after checking for traffic:
 32%
No:
 8%

 


Should the City set aside space in a prominent place to allow political demonstrations around the clock?


Yes:
 49%
No:
 51%

 


Should the City increase (from four) the maximum number of animals allowed in a home?


Yes:
 29%
No:
 71%

 


Should the City have a multi-year budget rather than an annual budget?


Yes:
 41%
No:
 59%

 


Should every demolition application be submitted to the alderman in whose ward the structure is located and reviewed for approval or denial by the City Cultural Resources Office?


Yes:
 53%
No:
 47%

 


Should the St. Louis Board of Aldermen meet in the evenings instead of in the mornings?


Yes:
 60%
No:
 40%

 


Should the City allow goats the same way it allows chickens?


Yes:
 52%
No:
 48%

 


Should the exhibition of elephants be banned in the City, except at the zoo?


Yes:
 49%
No:
 51%

 


Should mimes, buskers, and other street performers be required to have licenses?


Yes:
 31%
Yes, in some neighborhoods:
 10%
No regulation is necessary:
 43%
Regulate mimes, but let everyone else slide:
 1%
Bring back the old Social Evils Ordinance, license prostitutes:
 14%

 


Should fortunetellers, seers, necromancers, and astrologers be permitted to practice their crafts in the City?


Yes:
 24%
Yes, as long as they get a business license:
 63%
No:
 13%

 


Should un-pasteurized milk be allowed to be sold at farmers markets?


Yes:
 57%
No:
 43%

 


Should residents and non-residents of the City who work here pay earnings taxes of equal rates?


Yes:
 49%
No, residents should pay a higher rate:
 14%
No, residents should pay a lower rate:
 10%
Yes, but the rate should be zero:
 27%

 


What should be the maximum penalty for failing to clean up after your dog?


A fine, like a parking ticket:
 55%
A graduated fine, like a speeding ticket, depending on the volume:
 13%
Community service involving a shovel:
 28%
Confiscate the pet:
 4%

 


How often should people who violate the City's leash law be ticketed?


Every time, it should be a priority:
 30%
Every time, but let there be some warnings issued first:
 45%
When the animal or people are in danger:
 25%

 


What is the maximum number of political signs that should be allowed in a yard?


One:
 9%
Two:
 26%
No more than five:
 12%
As many as I want:
 53%

 


Note: Due to rounding, results for some questions may not total 100%.