Knox Countians Share The Blame

Knox Countians Share The Blame

By Focus Staff Knox County residents feel there is plenty of blame to share in the recent shutdown of the government. This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked the question, “As a voter, who do you hold most responsible for the recent shutdown of the federal government?” Slightly more than 50% of respondents said President Obama […]

Support for Elected Superintendent Grows

Support for Elected Superintendent Grows

Click here to view the full results.   By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll posed the question, “In your opinion, should the Superintendent of schools in Knox County be elected by the people or appointed by the school board?” Almost 72% of respondents support electing the superintendent. This is an increase over Focus […]

Hold City and County Elections at Same Time

Hold City and County Elections at Same Time

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll posed the question, “In your opinion, in order to reduce costs, should Knoxville City and Knox County elections be held at the same time?” More than 87% of likely voters say yes, city and county elections should be held in conjunction.  Only approximately 13% objected. A staggering […]

Voters Say It’s Fair For Teachers to Evaluate McIntyre

Voters Say It’s Fair For Teachers to Evaluate McIntyre

By Focus Staff Voters don’t have mixed feelings about Superintendent of Schools Jim McIntyre being evaluated by teachers.  This week’s Knoxville Focus poll posed the question, “Superintendent of School James McIntyre is proposing to allow students to evaluate teachers.  In light of this, do you think it is only fair to allow teachers to evaluate […]