The following are results of a Spokesman-Review / KREM 2 News poll of 1,100 registered Spokane voters conducted by Research 2000,
a Maryland-based polling firm. The poll has a margin of error of +/- 3%.
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QUESTION: As you may know, Spokane city voters will be asked this
December to decide whether Mayor Jim West should be removed
from office because of reports he used his elective office for personal 
benefit. He has denied these reports, and the ballot for the recall will
contain a statement from those who support the recall and a statement
opposing it from the mayor.
If you were voting today on this issue would you vote:
In FAVOR of recalling Mayor West, OR
AGAINST recalling Mayor West
Undecided/Don't Know (not read)
Total Men Women Under 45 Over 45
Favor 62% 60% 64% 60% 64%
Against 29% 30% 28% 31% 27%
Undecided 9% 10% 8% 9% 9%
QUESTION: From what you know of the job Jim West has done as mayoryor
of Spokane since he took office in 2004, would you say you; strongly approve 
of his job, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove?
Total Men Women Under 45 Over 45
Strongly approve 7% 10% 4% 9% 5%
Somewhat approve 32% 35% 29% 35% 29%
Somewhat disapprove 37% 35% 39% 35% 39%
Strongly disapprove 10% 9% 11% 10% 10%
Not sure 14% 11% 17% 11% 17%
QUESTION: Based on what you know about the job the Spokane City
Council is doing, would you say you; strongly approve of the job they are
doing, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove?
Total Men Women Under 45 Over 45
Strongly approve 6% 5% 7% 5% 7%
Somewhat approve 30% 29% 31% 28% 32%
Somewhat disapprove 38% 41% 35% 39% 37%
Strongly disapprove 8% 10% 6% 9% 7%
Not sure 18% 15% 21% 19% 17%
QUESTION: Have you seen or read any news reports in The
Spokesman-Review, on local television or elsewhere about Mayor West's
conduct while he has been in office?
Yes No
97% 3%
QUESTION: Considering what you have read in The Spokesman-Reviewew
about Mayor West's conduct, would you say you; strongly approve of the way 
the newspaper has reported those stories, somewhat approve, somewhat
disapprove, or strongly disapprove?
Total Men Women Under 45 Over 45
Strongly approve 11% 9% 13% 10% 12%
Somewhat approve 32% 29% 35% 31% 33%
Somewhat disapprove 31% 34% 28% 33% 29%
Strongly disapprove 10% 13% 7% 12% 8%
Not sure 16% 15% 17% 14% 18%
QUESTION: Considering what you have seen on local television news reports 
about Mayor West's conduct, would you say you; strongly approve of the 
way local television stations have reported those stories, somewhat approve,
somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove?
Total Men Women Under 45 Over 45
Strongly approve 11% 10% 12% 10% 12%
Somewhat approve 34% 32% 36% 33% 35%
Somewhat disapprove 29% 32% 26% 30% 28%
Strongly disapprove 9% 11% 7% 11% 7%
Not sure 17% 15% 19% 16% 18%
QUESTION: If a government official used his or her government-ownedd 
computer for personal activity of a sexual nature, which of the following do
you think should be the appropriate course of action?
That person should always lose their job, OR
That person may or may not lose their job, depending upon circumstances, OR
That person should keep their job, but could face other consequences, OR
That person should not face any consequences, OR
Not Sure (not read)
Total Men Women Under 45 Over 45
Always lose job 19% 18% 20% 18% 20%
Circumstances 55% 57% 53% 56% 54%
Consequences 18% 19% 17% 19% 17%
None 4% 4% 4% 5% 3%
Not sure 4% 2% 6% 2% 6%