Results – 2021 Rep. Tuck Constituent Survey.

Are you concerned about you or someone in your household losing a job or losing work hours during the next year?

· No – 153 (70%)
· Yes – 62 (28.5%)
· Unanswered – 2
· 217 total

How would you rate the response to the COVID-19 pandemic by the State of Alaska?

· Good – 74 (34.1%)
· Okay – 62 (28.57%)
· Poor – 19 (8.7%)
· Very good – 51 (23.5%)
· Very poor – 6 (2.76%)
· Blank – 5
· 217 total

Are you opposed to private businesses requiring a COVID-19 vaccination for employment or to use their services?

· No – 150 (69.12%)
· Yes – 65 (29.95%)
· Blank – 2
· 217 total

How would you rate Alaska’s current economy?

· Good – 27 (12.44%)
· Okay – 33 (15.2%)
· Poor – 145 (66.8%)
· Very good – 1 (.46%)
· Very poor – 9 (4.14%)
· Blank – 2
· 217 total

How concerned are you about the current state of Alaska’s finances?

· Concerned – 87 (40.09%)
· Neutral – 13 (5.99%)
· Unconcerned – 6 (2.76%)
· Very concerned – 99 (45.62%)
· Very unconcerned – 10 (4.60%)
· Blank – 2
· 217 total

How should the Alaska Legislature address the over $2 billion budget deficit?

· Combination of both – 100 (46%)
· More spending cuts – 45 (20.7%)
· New revenue – 68 (31.3%) · 217 total

Do you support permanently protecting future Permanent Fund Dividends by enshrining the program in the Alaska Constitution?

· No – 69 (31.7%)
· Not sure – 30 (13.8%)
· Yes – 110 (50.69%)
· Blank – 8
· 217 total

Do you support using earnings from the Alaska Permanent Fund to pay for a portion of the cost of state government?

· No – 94 (43.3%)
· Yes – 117 (53.9%)
· Blank – 6
· 217 total

Do you feel the Alaska State Legislature has reduced crime in Alaska?

· I don’t know – 47 (21.6%)
· No – 144 (66.3%)
· Yes – 15 (6.9%)
· Blank – 11
· 217 total

Do you support a modest increase to Alaska’s motor fuel tax?

· No – 83 (38.24%)
· Yes – 129 (59.44%)
· Blank – 5
· 217 total

Would you support year-round education for Alaska’s public-school students?

· I don’t know – 27 (12.44%)
· No – 86 (39.63%)
· Yes – 96 (44.2%)
· Blank – 8
· 217 total

School vouchers are a way for parents to take the public funds allocated per student for public schools and instead get a voucher that can be applied to private schools. The Alaska Constitution prohibits the use of public funds for “religious or other private educations institutions.” (Article 7, Section 1.) Do you support amending the Alaska Constitution to allow for school vouchers?

· I don’t know 12 (5.5%)
· No – 75 (34.56%)
· Yes – 31 (14.28%)
· Blank – 99
· 217 total

What is the most important issue facing your neighborhood?

· COVID-19 – 18 (8.29%)
· Job opportunities – 10 (4.6%)
· None of the above – 21 (9.67%)
· Public safety – 70 (32.25%)
· Roads/trails – 35 (16.12%)
· Schools – 10 (4.6%)
· All of the above – 4 (1.84%)
· Blank – 49
· 217 total

Do you support development of the proposed Pebble Mine?

· No – 82 (37.78%)
· Undecided – 20 (9.21%)
· Yes – 16 (7.37%)
· Blank – 99
· 217 total

Do you support eliminating Daylight Savings Time in Alaska?

· No – 15 (6.91%)
· Undecided – 20 (9.21%)
· Yes – 83 (38.24%)
· Blank – 99
· 217 total

Do you feel the State of Alaska is going in the right direction?

· I don’t know – 39 (17.97%)
· No – 136 (62.67%)
· Yes – 26 (11.98%)
· Blank – 16
· 217 total

Which of the following revenue enhancements would you support to fill the budget gap?

· Income tax – 83 (21.33%)
· Oil taxes – 93 (23.90%)
· Other – 35 (8.99%)
· PFD Cuts – 71 (18.25%)
· Sales Tax – 103 (26.47%)
· 389 total

The difference between the 217 people that returned the survey is due to the difference between the printed and online surveys. Those who returned the printed survey chose more than one option. Those online were only given one choice.