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Reader Poll 030119

For residents: Do you intend to live in Laguna Beach for the rest of your life?

Number of voters: 80

Yes

Votes: 56 70%


No

Votes: 24 30%


Reader Poll 021519

Will you participate in this year’s Patriots Day Parade on March 2?

Number of voters: 73

No – not this year

Votes: 35 47.95%


Yes – I will be in it

Votes: 24 32.88%


No – but I will watch from the sidelines

Votes: 14 19.18%


Reader Poll 020819

The following elected officials and notable public figures have filed to run for president in 2020 with the FTC or announced exploratory committees. If the election were to happen tomorrow, who would you most likely vote for?

Number of voters: 120

Kamala Harris

Votes: 56 46.6%


President Donald Trump

Votes: 33 27.5%


Elizabeth Warren

Votes: 12 10%


Cory Booker

Votes: 10 8.33%


Kirsten Gillibrand

Votes: 5 4.17%


Julian Castro

Votes: 3 2.5%


Tulsi Gabbard

Votes: 1 0.83%


Pete Buttliegieg

Votes: 0 0%


John Delaney

Votes: 0 0%


Marianne Williamson

Votes: 0 0%


Andrew Yang

Votes: 0 0%


Reader Poll 012919

As a general rule of thumb, do you lock all of the doors in your home all of the time, even when you’re inside?

Number of voters: 109

Yes

Votes: 65 59.63%


No

Votes: 44 40.37%


Reader Poll 012219

Do you believe intelligent extraterrestrial life exists?

Number of voters: 52

Yes

Votes: 39 75%


No

Votes: 13 25%


Reader Poll 011119

How long have you lived in Laguna Beach?

Number of voters: 184

26+ years

Votes: 103 55.98%


13-25 years

Votes: 42 22.83%


6-12 years

Votes: 12 6.52%


I don’t presently live in Laguna but I used to

Votes: 12 6.52%


1-5 years

Votes: 6 3.26%


I have never lived in Laguna Beach

Votes: 5 2.72%


Less than a year

Votes: 3 1.63%


I don’t live in Laguna but I work in town

Votes: 1 0.24%


Reader Poll 121418

Would you sign a Kindness Pledge as part of the City’s efforts to become a World Kindness City?

Number of voters: 76

Yes

Votes: 27 35.53%


No

Votes: 25 32.89%


Depends on the details of the pledge

Votes: 24 31.58%


Reader Poll 120418

Which of the following categories best describes the industry you primarily work in (or worked in if retired)?

Number of voters: 142

Education

Votes: 21 14.79%


Government or Military

Votes: 17 11.97%


Real Estate

Votes: 16 11.27%


None of the above

Votes: 16 11.27%


Design or Construction

Votes: 15 10.56%


Finance or Insurance

Votes: 14 9.86%


Arts and Music

Votes: 11 7.75%


Nonprofit

Votes: 9 6.34%


Technology

Votes: 9 6.34%


Legal

Votes: 4 2.82%


Medical

Votes: 4 2.82%


Retail

Votes: 4 2.82%


Hotel and Food Services

Votes: 2 1.4%


Reader Poll 112018

What is your political affiliation?

Number of voters: 110

Democrat

Votes: 58 52.73%


Republican

Votes: 27 24.55%


Independent

Votes: 25 22.73%


Reader Poll 110918

When was the last time you dipped your toes (or body) in the ocean?

Number of voters: 118

One to six months ago

Votes: 34 28.81%


More than a year ago

Votes: 34 28.81%


Within the last week

Votes: 23 19.49%


Within the last month

Votes: 19 16.1%


Six months to one year ago

Votes: 8 6.78%


Reader Poll 110218

Election Day is right around the corner. Did you vote by mail or will you vote at the polls?

Number of voters: 96

By mail

Votes: 56 58.33%


At the polls

Votes: 36 37.5%


I won’t be voting

Votes: 4 4.17%


Reader Poll 102318

Do you support Laguna Beach County Water District returning to its independent status, breaking away from the city?

Number of voters: 139

Yes

Votes: 110 79.14%


No

Votes: 29 20.86%


Reader Poll 101218

Would you support the annexation of South Laguna beaches to City beaches?

Number of voters: 75

Yes

Votes: 52 69.33%


No

Votes: 23 30.67%


Reader Poll 100218

Do you support making Forest Avenue pedestrian traffic only?

Number of voters: 112

No

Votes: 62 55.36%


Yes

Votes: 50 44.64%


Reader Poll 092518

How much of your shopping do you do online?

Number of voters: 87

About 25%

Votes: 24 27.59%


About three quarters

Votes: 19 21.84%


About half

Votes: 17 19.54%


Almost zero

Votes: 16 18.39%


Almost everything

Votes: 11 12.64%


Reader Poll 091418

Should inclusion on a historic resource inventory document be voluntary?

Number of voters: 138

Yes

Votes: 108 78.26%


No

Votes: 30 21.74%


Reader Poll 090418

Have you personally been inside the ASL in the Canyon?

Number of voters: 86

No

Votes: 66 76.74%


Yes

Votes: 20 23.26%


Reader Poll 082118

Will you vote in favor of the sales tax increase to help pay for undergrounding that is being proposed by the City?

Number of voters: 197

No

Votes: 124 62.94%


Yes

Votes: 47 23.86%


I haven’t decided yet

Votes: 26 13.2%


Reader Poll 081718

There are an unprecedented 12 candidates running for City Council this year. It’s still early in the process…but if the election were happening today, which candidate would have your first vote?

Number of voters: 254

Cheryl Kinsman

Votes: 79 31.1%


Sue Kempf

Votes: 56 22.05%


Peter Blake

Votes: 36 14.17%


Toni Iseman

Votes: 34 13.39%


Judie Mancuso

Votes: 15 5.91%


Ann Christoph

Votes: 13 5.12%


Lorene Laguna

Votes: 8 3.15%


Rob Zur Schmiede

Votes: 8 3.15%


Sue Marie Connolly

Votes: 3 .1.18%


Elizabeth Bates

Votes: 1 .0.39%


Paul Merritt

Votes: 1 .0.39%


Allison Mathews

Votes: 0 .0%


Reader Poll 080718

Would you support installing parking meters along Coast Highway in South Laguna?

Number of voters: 94

Yes

Votes: 54 57.45%


No

Votes: 40 42.55%


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