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Online poll: most important issue in Delta's municipal election

Affordable housing? Improved transportation? Low property taxes? Over 350 readers weigh-in ahead of going to the polls next month
Ballot vote election

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    
  Local   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.