Poll results: Appointments to boards, commissions

July 08, 2008

Should people be appointed to serve on local boards and commissions that make decisions related to their occupations or personal investments?

Absolutely. They are most qualified for the commission's work.
33 votes (8 percent)

Why not? They should have the same opportunity as anyone else.
9 votes (2 percent)

Only if they agree to recuse themselves from decisions affecting their businesses or investments.
121 votes (29 percent)

No. There is too much potential for conflicts of interest.
251 votes (61 percent)

Results of online votes received as of 1:15 p.m. Monday

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