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Daily Herald poll results show Mayor getting average marks

What started off as a challenge to find out what the people of Tyrone think, The Daily Herald took the task it was given and ran with it.
We randomly sampled one percent of the registered voters in the Tyrone Borough and asked them the same five questions.
Three were multiple choice, one was a yes or no answer and the fifth question was an opinion question.
The multiple choice questions were What is your opinion of the job performance of the Mayor, Borough Manager and Borough Council. The choices were excellent, favorable, average, below average or poor.
There are 3,043 registered voters in Tyrone.
The job performance of Mayor Pat Stoner scored higher marks than the Borough Manager Al Drayovich or the council.
The mayor had 16 percent rate her performance excellent, 16 percent rate her performance as favorable, 40 percent rated her performance as average, 13 percent rated her performance as below average and 13 percent rated her job performance as poor.
Borough Manager Al Drayovich rated three percent excellent, 13 percent as favorable, 43 percent as average, 23 percent as below average and 16 percent as poor.
The Borough Council fared the lowest in our one percent sampling of the registered voters of Tyrone.
Six percent of the people surveyed gave the council an excellent performance rating, 10 percent rated their performance as favorable, 30 percent rated the council average, 36 percent rated their job performance as below average and 16 percent rated their performance as poor.
The people surveyed responded in big numbers on the question of do they believe that council serves the entire borough. Seventy-seven percent of the people said no, 23 percent responded yes.
When asked what the people believe was the most important issue facing the council, the answer that led the survey respondents was jobs.
Twenty six percent of the people surveyed resoponded that the most important issue facing the council was jobs. One respondent said that the council should do what is necessary to help get the Westvaco plant filled with a business that will create jobs.
Bringing business and industry to the area was second with 23 percent. One respondent said that the Borough should bring business into Tyrone, not drive it out. A second person said that Tyrone should make a climate favorable for a business to locate in the borough.
The drug problem in Tyrone scored 23 percent as well. One respondent said that Tyrone should beef up its police force to help curb the drug problem. Another respondent said the council should work on providing an alternative for teenagers. Give them something to do so they aren’t doing drugs.
The polling information was taken by random calling from the Tyrone phone book and asking the people if they were registered voters in the Tyrone Borough and from people who came to the Daily Herald offices who were registered voters and asked to be part of the survey.

What is your opinion of the
Mayor’s job performance?

Excellent: 16%
Favorable: 16%
Average: 40%
Below Average: 13%
Poor: 13%

What is your opinion of the
Borough Manager’s job performance?

Excellent: 3%
Favorable: 13%
Average: 43%
Below Average: 23%
Poor: 16%

What is your opinion of the
Borough Council’s job performance?

Excellent: 6%
Favorable: 10%
Average: 30%
Below Average: 36%
Poor: 16%

Do you believe that Borough Council
serves the entire borough?

Yes 23%
No 77%