Voters Sharply Divided On Digital Signs

Voters Sharply Divided On Digital Signs

By Focus Staff Knoxville and Knox County voters appear to be sharply divided in their opinions about digital signs.  This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked likely voters this question: “Do you believe electronic digital billboards should be banned in Knox County?” Slightly more than 51% of respondents said no, digital billboards should not be banned; […]

Knox Countians Don’t Like Red-Light Cameras

Knox Countians Don’t Like Red-Light Cameras

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll posed the question to likely voters: “Do you support the use of red light cameras?”. The results were varied across the City of Knoxville and Knox County, as well as in different demographics.  Voters aged 30-49 don’t approve of the use of red light cameras, while voters […]

Knox Countians Skeptical About ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Vote

Knox Countians Skeptical About ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Vote

  By Focus Staff Knox Countians appear to be at least somewhat skeptical about the outcome of the recent vote by Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff”.  Likely voters were asked the question, “This week there was a vote in the U. S. House of Representatives and the U. S. Senate regarding the so call […]

Knox Countians Say Increased Taxes Will Hurt Economy

Knox Countians Say Increased Taxes Will Hurt Economy

By Focus Staff Knox Countians don’t believe an increase in Federal taxes will lead to an economic recovery.  This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked the question, “In your opinion, will the coming federal tax increases hurt the economic recovery or help the economic recovery?” The only district where voters believed an increase in taxes would […]

Knox Countians Still Favor Elected Superintendent

Knox Countians Still Favor Elected Superintendent

By Focus Staff In this week’s Knoxville Focus poll, likely voters were asked the question, “In your opinion, should the Superintendent of Schools in Knox County be elected by the people of appointed by the School Board?” Overall, almost 70% favor an elected Superintendent. The results differed in some districts, but even inside the City […]

Knox Countians Don’t Want Income Tax Hike

Knox Countians Don’t Want Income Tax Hike

By Focus Staff Knox County voters don’t want to see the Federal income tax raised.  In this week’s Knoxville Focus poll, voters were asked the simple question, “In your opinion, should the Federal income tax be raised at this time?” The answer was a resounding “no”.  More than 80% of Knox County voters polled responded […]

Voters Favor Ratings For Books For Parental Use

Voters Favor Ratings For Books For Parental Use

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked voters, “In your opinion, other than textbooks, should Knox County Schools implement a ratings system for all books similar to the ratings system for music and movies?” Voters were divided on the question, with just over 55% saying they believe the school system should implement a […]