Ward 6 Residents Support Bowser, Oppose ‘Redskins,’ Poll Says
Most Ward 6 residents who participated in a poll sponsored by Washington City Paper and “The Kojo Nnamdi Show” said they support Muriel Bowser for mayor and find the Washington Redskins’ name offensive.
Some Ward 6 data from the results released Wednesday afternoon:
Mayoral Candidate: 44 percent of respondents said they will vote for Muriel Bowser for mayor. David Catania came in with 42 percent.
Washington Redskins: 61 percent of respondents said they found the team name offensive and disparaging to Native Americans.
Marijuana Legalization: 45 percent of respondents supported the legalization of marijuana. 42 percent opposed it.
Mayor Vincent Gray: 29 percent of respondents said they thought Gray should be indicted after his term is over. 26 percent said to indict him sooner.
Homeless shelters: 40 percent of respondents said they would support a homeless shelter being opened nearby.
Olympics: 46 precent of respondents said they oppose D.C. hosting the 2024 games.
Residency: 55 percent of respondents said they’ve lived in D.C. for more than 20 years.
Nearly 600 people citywide participated in the poll conducted Oct. 22-22 by Public Policy Polling, the paper said. The margin of error is 4 percentage points, and higher for questions that received lower numbers of responses.
To see full poll results, click here.