St. Petersburg Surveys
 
May 2012 City of St. Petersburg General Survey

Telephone survey of registered voters within the City of St Petersburg, conducted on May 1st and 2nd, 2012:

In our early May St. Petersburg general city poll, we asked about the Lens pier, portable surveillence cameras and support for light rail. The Mayor saw his approval raiting go to its highest level to date. City Council saw their approval rating go down slightly. Red light cameras saw their approval go down slightly.

Total people polled: 2687

These results have been scientifically weighted by political party, race, gender and age.


Do you support the new Maltzan Lens Pier design, do you support remodeling the existing inverted pyramid pier or do you think the city does not need a pier at all?
Build Lens Design: 29.8%
Remodel Inverted Pyramid: 58.4%
No Pier: 11.7%

Do you think the city installing red light cameras was a good thing?
Yes: 49.2% No: 50.8%

Do you approve of how Bill Foster is doing as Mayor?
Yes: 61.2% No: 38.8%

Do you approve of how the City Council is doing their job?
Yes: 51.4% No: 48.6%

Do you favor having the police department use portable surveillance cameras to monitor crime hot spots in the city?
Yes: 74.5% No: 25.5%

Do you support building a light rail mass transit system within Pinellas County?
Yes: 65.7% No: 34.3%


DETAILED DEMOGRAPHIC BREAKDOWNS (non-weighted percentages):

Do you support the new Maltzan Lens Pier design, do you support remodeling the existing inverted pyramid pier or do you think the city does not need a pier at all?
Build Lens Design: 29.7% Remodel Inverted Pyramid: 58.5% No Pier: 11.8%
Political Party Breakdown:
Democratic Party
Build Lens Design: 31.1% Remodel Inverted Pyramid: 58.5% No Pier: 10.5%
Republican Party
Build Lens Design: 26.6% Remodel Inverted Pyramid: 58.5% No Pier: 14.8%
Independent Voter
Build Lens Design: 30.9% Remodel Inverted Pyramid: 58.5% No Pier: 10.6%
Race Breakdown:
White, Not Hispanic
Build Lens Design: 27.5% Remodel Inverted Pyramid: 60.0% No Pier: 12.5%
Black, Not Hispanic
Build Lens Design: 35.6% Remodel Inverted Pyramid: 55.0% No Pier: 9.5%
Asian or Pacific Islander
Build Lens Design: 40.9% Remodel Inverted Pyramid: 40.9% No Pier: 18.2%
Other or Unknown
Build Lens Design: 36.0% Remodel Inverted Pyramid: 57.3% No Pier: 6.7%
Gender Breakdown:
Male
Build Lens Design: 31.8% Remodel Inverted Pyramid: 54.6% No Pier: 13.7%
Female
Build Lens Design: 27.8% Remodel Inverted Pyramid: 61.8% No Pier: 10.3%
Age Breakdown:
18 to 29
Build Lens Design: 35.7% Remodel Inverted Pyramid: 54.4% No Pier: 9.9%
30 to 49
Build Lens Design: 37.7% Remodel Inverted Pyramid: 53.2% No Pier: 9.1%
50 to 69
Build Lens Design: 25.2% Remodel Inverted Pyramid: 62.0% No Pier: 12.9%
70 and up
Build Lens Design: 18.7% Remodel Inverted Pyramid: 65.0% No Pier: 16.3%
Do you think the city installing red light cameras was a good thing?
Yes: 49.2% No: 50.8%
Political Party Breakdown:
Democratic Party
Yes: 48.8% No: 51.2%
Republican Party
Yes: 50.1% No: 49.9%
Independent Voter
Yes: 49.1% No: 50.9%
Race Breakdown:
White, Not Hispanic
Yes: 50.4% No: 49.6%
Black, Not Hispanic
Yes: 46.8% No: 53.2%
Asian or Pacific Islander
Yes: 43.9% No: 56.1%
Other or Unknown
Yes: 53.7% No: 46.3%
Gender Breakdown:
Male
Yes: 44.3% No: 55.7%
Female
Yes: 53.2% No: 46.8%
Age Breakdown:
18 to 29
Yes: 41.0% No: 59.0%
30 to 49
Yes: 42.8% No: 57.2%
50 to 69
Yes: 51.3% No: 48.7%
70 and up
Yes: 65.2% No: 34.8%
Do you approve of how Bill Foster is doing as Mayor?
Yes: 61.4% No: 38.6%
Political Party Breakdown:
Democratic Party
Yes: 54.3% No: 45.7%
Republican Party
Yes: 70.6% No: 29.4%
Independent Voter
Yes: 63.4% No: 36.6%
Race Breakdown:
White, Not Hispanic
Yes: 63.9% No: 36.1%
Black, Not Hispanic
Yes: 51.8% No: 48.2%
Asian or Pacific Islander
Yes: 65.8% No: 34.2%
Other or Unknown
Yes: 49.2% No: 50.8%
Gender Breakdown:
Male
Yes: 60.1% No: 39.9%
Female
Yes: 62.5% No: 37.5%
Age Breakdown:
18 to 29
Yes: 57.2% No: 42.8%
30 to 49
Yes: 58.6% No: 41.4%
50 to 69
Yes: 62.4% No: 37.6%
70 and up
Yes: 68.5% No: 31.5%
Do you approve of how the City Council is doing their job?
Yes: 51.4% No: 48.6%
Political Party Breakdown:
Democratic Party
Yes: 50.2% No: 49.8%
Republican Party
Yes: 53.4% No: 46.6%
Independent Voter
Yes: 51.1% No: 48.9%
Race Breakdown:
White, Not Hispanic
Yes: 50.3% No: 49.7%
Black, Not Hispanic
Yes: 56.0% No: 44.0%
Asian or Pacific Islander
Yes: 67.6% No: 32.4%
Other or Unknown
Yes: 48.3% No: 51.7%
Gender Breakdown:
Male
Yes: 48.8% No: 51.2%
Female
Yes: 53.6% No: 46.4%
Age Breakdown:
18 to 29
Yes: 49.1% No: 50.9%
30 to 49
Yes: 50.3% No: 49.7%
50 to 69
Yes: 51.0% No: 49.0%
70 and up
Yes: 56.7% No: 43.3%
Do you favor having the police department use portable surveillance cameras to monitor crime hot spots in the city?
Yes: 74.6% No: 25.4%
Political Party Breakdown:
Democratic Party
Yes: 72.8% No: 27.2%
Republican Party
Yes: 81.7% No: 18.3%
Independent Voter
Yes: 69.0% No: 31.0%
Race Breakdown:
White, Not Hispanic
Yes: 76.1% No: 23.9%
Black, Not Hispanic
Yes: 67.4% No: 32.6%
Asian or Pacific Islander
Yes: 78.4% No: 21.6%
Other or Unknown
Yes: 71.2% No: 28.8%
Gender Breakdown:
Male
Yes: 72.3% No: 27.7%
Female
Yes: 76.3% No: 23.7%
Age Breakdown:
18 to 29
Yes: 67.6% No: 32.4%
30 to 49
Yes: 68.5% No: 31.5%
50 to 69
Yes: 78.5% No: 21.5%
70 and up
Yes: 84.4% No: 15.6%
Do you support building a light rail mass transit system within Pinellas County?
Yes: 65.5% No: 34.5%
Political Party Breakdown:
Democratic Party
Yes: 76.6% No: 23.4%
Republican Party
Yes: 48.1% No: 51.9%
Independent Voter
Yes: 66.2% No: 33.8%
Race Breakdown:
White, Not Hispanic
Yes: 62.3% No: 37.7%
Black, Not Hispanic
Yes: 78.5% No: 21.5%
Asian or Pacific Islander
Yes: 81.1% No: 18.9%
Other or Unknown
Yes: 67.8% No: 32.2%
Gender Breakdown:
Male
Yes: 64.8% No: 35.2%
Female
Yes: 66.2% No: 33.8%
Age Breakdown:
18 to 29
Yes: 65.4% No: 34.6%
30 to 49
Yes: 70.9% No: 29.1%
50 to 69
Yes: 63.8% No: 36.2%
70 and up
Yes: 59.0% No: 41.0%
 
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