KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A brand new ballot has Councilman Quinton Lucas leading Councilwoman Jolie Justus within the 2019 mayoral race, with many citizens remaining undecided.
The ballot, carried out by Remington Analysis Group, and paid for by Missouri Scout, was carried out on April 17 and 18.
Amongst doubtless voters, 38 % stated they might vote for Lucas if the election have been held the day of the ballot, while 31 % stated they might vote for Justus, with 31 % nonetheless undecided.
There was a divide amongst white and African-American voters who answered that question, with 27 % of white voters and sixty six % of African-American voters saying they might vote for Councilman Lucas. forty two % of white voters and 8 % of African-American voters would forged their votes for Justus.
The favorability scores have been roughly the identical for every candidate, with 50 % of voters having a positive opinion of Lucas and 47 % having a positive opinion of Justus.
On the subject of what voters are on the lookout for within the subsequent mayor, voters overwhelmingly stated they need to give attention to neighborhood issues versus new developments, with sixty nine % of possible voters saying that they need the concentrate on neighborhood points like crime, reasonably priced housing and fixing sidewalks, versus 17 % who stated they needed the concentrate on new improvement tasks, resembling the brand new airport and downtown housing developments.
The overall election shall be held June 18.