Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

Winnipeggers want next mayor to crack down on crime: poll

  • Print

WINNIPEG - The candidates keep saying it and polls suggest they're right: Winnipeggers want a crackdown on crime to be the next mayor’s top priority.

A new poll – the same one that gave Mayor Sam Katz a six-point lead over challenger Judy Wasylycia-Leis yesterday – says two in five Winnipegger believe reducing crime ought to be the new mayor’s first task.

Q and A

THE QUESTION

What should the new mayor’s first priority be?

THE RESULT

Take efforts to reduce crime — 40%

Fix roads, back lanes and bridges — 32%

Spend more money on recreation and community services — 14%

Complete rapid transit corridor to the University of Manitoba — 10%

Build an new football stadium at the University of Manitoba — 2%

None of the above/don’t know/refused to answer — 4%

Another 32 per cent of those surveyed said fixing roads and bridges should be job one.

The poll, done by Leger Marketing for the Winnipeg Free Press and the CBC, surveyed 800 randomly selected Winnipeg adults between Oct. 6 and 17. The firm can say with 95 per cent certainty its results are accurate within a margin of error of 3.5 per cent.

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Doug Speirs trains for role in Nutcracker

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS 060711 Chris Pedersen breeds Monarch butterflies in his back yard in East Selkirk watching as it transforms from the Larva or caterpillar through the Chrysalis stage to an adult Monarch. Here an adult Monarch within an hour of it emerging from the Chrysalis which can be seen underneath it.
  • Marc Gallant / Winnipeg Free Press.  Local/Standup- Morning Fog. Horse prances in field by McPhillips Road, north of Winnipeg. 060605.

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Will you watch The Interview?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google