In today’s Gainesville Sun, Ozean’s political consultant, Alex Patton, was quoted discussing polling results for Alachua County.
Alex Patton said a threshold of 60 percent support in polling is usually needed for a sales tax initiative to have a chance in an election. Given that, he said based on the polling results, only the renewal of the mill for schools looked to have a chance of passage at this point in time.
It is a slight misquote, but more than less accurate. When starting a sales tax initiative, we like to see at least 60%.
Please follow link, if you would like to download Alex Patton’s complete write up of the poll released