Louisville Magazine

MAR 2017

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50 LOUISVILLE MAGAZINE 3.17 On a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being "very unhappy," 5 being "very happy"), how happy are you in your job? 1: 1% 2: 8% 3: 18% 4: 40% 5: 33% What is your registered poliঞcal affiliaঞon? Democrat: 67% Republican: 27% Other: 5% Did you vote for Trump or Clinton? Trump: 19% Clinton: 69% Other: 10% Did not vote: 1% Did you vote for Ma Bevin or Jack Conway in Kentucky's 2015 gubernatorial race? Bevin: 21% Conway: 69% Other: 3% Did not vote: 7% On a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being "very conservaঞve," 5 being "very liberal"), where do you fall on the poliঞcal spectrum? 1: 3% 2: 18% 3: 35% 4: 28% 5: 16% On a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being "very poor," 5 being "very good"), how is Greg Fischer doing as mayor? 1: 3% 2: 9% 3: 17% 4: 42% 5: 28% On a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being "very poor," 5 being "very good"), how is Ma Bevin doing as governor? 1: 48% 2: 22% 3: 13% 4: 9% 5: 8% On a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being "strongly disagree," 5 being "strongly agree"), what do you think of the recent aborঞon legislaঞon out of Frankfort that, among other things, bans aborঞons a[er the 20th week of pregnancy? 1: 67% 2: 10% 3: 10% 4: 6% 5: 8% On a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being "very poor," 5 being "very good"), how would you rate the overall quality of judges in Louisville? 1: 2% 2: 7% 3: 38% 4: 47% 5: 7% Marijuana 83% think medical marijuana should be legal in Louisville. 56% think recreational marijuana should be legal in Louisville. What's one thing you would do to improve the legal system in Louisville? The most common response: "All judges should be appointed, not elected." Other answers: • "Eliminate legal advertisements." • "Improve collegiality by getting things back to the old values of mutual respect, trust and honesty." • "Improve gender equality and opportunities in law firms." • "Increase access to court records online." • "Increase funding for prosecutors and public defenders." • "Legalize and tax all drugs." • "Help poor people get lawyers." • "More social events." • "Require six months of mentoring by older lawyers before getting licensed." What Louisville law/ordinance would you change? • "The strip club ordinances have become ridiculous." • "Outlaw street beggars." • "Make it easier to raze vacant or abandoned properties." • "Need to focus on mental health/substance abuse as illness, not crime." • "More handgun regulation."

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