The Delta Optimist recently polled 351 of our readers and asked the question: What is the most important issue for you in the municipal election?
The poll ran from 9/14/2022 to 9/21/2022. Of the 351 votes, we can determine that 177 are from within the community. The full results are as follows:
Making housing more affordable 31.64 % local, 31.91 % total
Improving transportation 19.21 % local, 17.38 % total
Keeping property taxes low 40.11 % local, 40.46 % total
Reducing red tape for permits and businesses 9.04 % local, 10.26 % total
Results are based on an online study of adult Delta Optimist readers that are located in Ladner. The margin of error - which measures sample variability - is +/- 5.19%, 19 times out of 20.
Delta Optimist uses a variety of techniques to capture data, detect and prevent fraudulent votes, detect and prevent robots, and filter out non-local and duplicate votes.