Mini Poll Results

A Bitcoin For Your Thoughts

Should residents and non-residents of the City who work here pay earnings taxes of equal rates?
  • 58%
    Yes
  • 10%
    No, residents should pay a higher rate
  • 12%
    No, residents should pay a lower rate
  • 20%
    Yes, but the rate should be zero
Should bicyclists be required to have City licenses?
  • 19%
    Yes
  • 57%
    No
  • 24%
    No, but bicyclists should be required to take a basic road safety course
Should bicycles be required to have City licenses?
  • 25%
    Yes
  • 75%
    No
Should the City set aside space in a prominent place to allow political demonstrations around the clock?
  • 34%
    Yes
  • 66%
    No
Should the streets in some shopping and entertainment districts in the City be closed to cars and trucks for some time on certain days?
  • 65%
    Yes
  • 35%
    No
Should the St. Louis Board of Aldermen defy state law and pass gun laws more restrictive than the state’s in order to test state law in court?
  • 64%
    Yes
  • 36%
    No
Should the City of St. Louis raise the minimum hourly wage unilaterally?
  • 25%
    Yes
  • 50%
    Yes, but do it with St. Louis County
  • 24%
    No
Should land in the City be taxed at a significantly higher rate than the improvements on it?
  • 19%
    Yes
  • 81%
    No
Should businesses with fewer than five employees be exempt from needing a City business license?
  • 46%
    Yes
  • 54%
    No
Should lawyers and physicians (and other professions currently exempted from City business licenses) be required to have them?
  • 67%
    Yes
  • 33%
    No
Should the City have a multi-year budget rather than an annual budget?
  • 47%
    Yes
  • 53%
    No
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?
  • 64%
    Yes
  • 36%
    No
Should the St. Louis Board of Aldermen meet in the evenings instead of in the mornings?
  • 62%
    Yes
  • 38%
    No
Should the St. Louis Board of Aldermen elect its own president from among its members?
  • 64%
    Yes
  • 36%
    No
Should the City increase (from four) the maximum number of animals allowed in a home?
  • 26%
    Yes
  • 74%
    No
Should the exhibition of elephants be banned in the City, except at the zoo?
  • 45%
    Yes
  • 55%
    No
Should the City allow cat cafes?
  • 54%
    Yes
  • 46%
    No
Should the St. Louis Board of Aldermen adopt a comprehensive urban agriculture ordinance?
  • 71%
    Yes
  • 29%
    No
Should the City allow for the retail sale of food grown on residential properties?
  • 77%
    Yes
  • 23%
    No
Should un-pasteurized milk be allowed to be sold at farmers markets?
  • 56%
    Yes
  • 44%
    No