January Top Constituent Concerns

Survey results

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This survey was taken by 20 legislative assistants between Jan. 31 and Feb. 5. LAs were asked to name up to three top issues based on email volume from constituents and assign a weighted value between 1 and 5. The total weighted votes are shown below, along with comments from LAs that may include bill numbers, issue descriptions, pro or con position and in some cases the numbers of emails received.

  • Housing - 57 votes

    • Karen — LD 19 (Rep. Walsh)

      2114

    • Andy — LD 4 (Rep. Schmidt)

      Rent control- Both

    • Lindsey — LD 8 (Rep. Connors)

      2114 con

    • Virginia — LD 18 (Rep. Cheney)

      2114,2323-Oppose

    • Phillip — LD 6 (Rep. Volz)

      HB 2114, CON

    • Reni — LD 16 (Rep. Klicker)

      2114

    • Nora — LD 2 (Rep. Wilcox)

      2114 [46 support/141 oppose]

    • Gina — LD 31 (Rep. Stokesbary)

      Don’t raise property taxes, Pro & Con Rent Control

  • Affordability - 40 votes

    • Andrew — LD 31 (Rep. Robertson)

      5770 Con, 2276 Con

    • Andy — LD 4 (Rep. Schmidt)

      5770-Con

    • Nora — LD 2 (Rep. Wilcox)

      Property tax increase – CON; CCA repeal – PRO

    • Connie — LD 4 (Rep. Christian)

      SB5770 (124 against); I-2117 (34 for).

    • Brandt — LD 12 (Rep. Goehner)

      initiatives that concern taxes pro

  • Crime and Law Enforcement - 38 votes

    • Jeneen — LD 25 (Rep. Jacobsen)

      HB 5963, 15 Against/Zero For

    • Connie — LD 4 (Rep. Christian)

      I-2113 (29 for)

  • Personal and Constitutional Freedoms - 35 votes

    • Andrew — LD 31 (Rep. Robertson)

      1903 Con, 2021 Con, 2118 Con

    • Lindsey — LD 8 (Rep. Connors)

      all gun bills, con

    • Jeneen — LD 25 (Rep. Jacobsen)

      1902, 1903, 1240, 5444, nearly 200 Against

    • Virginia — LD 18 (Rep. Cheney)

      1143, 1180,1240,1902,1903,2021,2054,2118,5444,Against

    • Connie — LD 4 (Rep. Christian)

      Anti gun bills (82 against)

    • Gina — LD 31 (Rep. Stokesbary)

      2021,2118,1902,2054,5444 Con Anti-Gun Bills

    • Brandt — LD 12 (Rep. Goehner)

      pro guns

  • Business and Labor - 12 votes

    • Lindsey — LD 8 (Rep. Connors)

      2094, 2095 con

    • Phillip — LD 6 (Rep. Volz)

      HB 1933, PRO

  • Other - 9 votes

    • Virginia — LD 18 (Rep. Cheney)

      2095/5988-Support

    • Phillip — LD 6 (Rep. Volz)

      HB 1078, PRO

    • Gina — LD 31 (Rep. Stokesbary)

      PRO – 6 Initiatives – Take action now.
      I-2113 – Police Pursuits especially.

  • Health and Human Services - 8 votes

  • Education - 6 votes

    • Andrew — LD 31 (Rep. Robertson)

      6026 Con, 2038 Con

  • Environment and Energy - 6 votes

    • Andy — LD 4 (Rep. Schmidt)

      CCA- Con

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources - 3 votes

    • Nora — LD 2 (Rep. Wilcox)

      SJR 8208 – PRO

Regional Distribution for Housing

This chart shows weighted results for eastern districts and western districts for the top survey option, Housing. Districts who highlighted this issue: 19, 4, 8, 39, 18, 6, 16, 20, 2, 9, 18, 9, 31

Regional Distribution for Affordability

This chart shows weighted results for eastern districts and western districts for the top survey option, Affordability. Districts who highlighted this issue: 31, 4, 39, 35, 20, 2, 4, 9, 14, 18, 8, 12

Regional Distribution for Crime and Law Enforcement

This chart shows weighted results for eastern districts and western districts for the top survey option, Crime and Law Enforcement. Districts who highlighted this issue: 19, 39, 25, 35, 16, 4, 9, 18, 9, 8

Regional Distribution for Personal and Constitutional Freedoms

This chart shows weighted results for eastern districts and western districts for the top survey option, Personal and Constitutional Freedoms. Districts who highlighted this issue: 19, 31, 8, 25, 18, 35, 16, 4, 31, 12

Regional Distribution for Business and Labor

This chart shows weighted results for eastern districts and western districts for the top survey option, Business and Labor. Districts who highlighted this issue: 8, 6, 14

Regional Distribution for Other

This chart shows weighted results for eastern districts and western districts for the top survey option, Other. Districts who highlighted this issue: 18, 6, 31

Regional Distribution for Health and Human Services

This chart shows weighted results for eastern districts and western districts for the top survey option, Health and Human Services. Districts who highlighted this issue: 9, 8

Regional Distribution for Education

This chart shows weighted results for eastern districts and western districts for the top survey option, Education. Districts who highlighted this issue: 31, 14

Regional Distribution for Environment and Energy

This chart shows weighted results for eastern districts and western districts for the top survey option, Environment and Energy. Districts who highlighted this issue: 4, 20

Regional Distribution for Agriculture and Natural Resources

This chart shows weighted results for eastern districts and western districts for the top survey option, Agriculture and Natural Resources. Districts who highlighted this issue: 2

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