James S. Fishkin, Baogang He, Robert C. Luskin and Alice Siu British Journal of Political Science PDF
After deliberation, 96% of the participants supported efforts to improve transportation, 82% supported provision of parking space in the surrounding areas, and 81% were in favor of constructing cycling routes. PDF
91.8 percent of participants indicated the reduction of traffic congestion to be an important issue. In reducing traffic congestion, 90.2 percent felt it was important to protect the environment. PDF
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Participants from the Polish city of Poznań deliberated on the possible uses of a stadium at the conclusion of Euro 2012. They considered pros and cons of four scenarios for the future of the stadium. This is the first time Deliberative Polling® has been used in Poland.
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A randomly selected sample of the entire city of La Plata gathered at a local school for a one-day deliberation about the transit and traffic issues facing the people of La Plata. The first Deliberative Polling® event in Argentina.
68% feel that the county’s vital services like education, fire, police and health would suffer if there continues to be a shortage of housing, compared to 46% prior to the event. PDF
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Is there a critical housing shortage in San Mateo County? If so, what should be done about it? A scientific sample of county residents recently participated in a Deliberative Poll® sponsored by Threshold 2008, a coalition of civic groups in the county. The weekend sample of 238 participants considered competing policy options, became more informed about them, questioned competing experts and by the end of the weekend, changed their views. The Deliberative Poll®, conducted as part of a Countywide Assembly on Housing Choices, was hosted by Cañada College on the weekend of March 15-16, 2008.
The dataset was given to us by the Zeguo Township Government. PDF
The purpose of the Countywide Assembly on Housing Choices is to allow all of us, as taxpayers and residents of San Mateo County, to decide how best to deal with the growing housing crisis in our county. PDF