A poll of likely voters in Marion County has mixed results for Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett.
The survey of 300 likely voters, conducted by Mason Strategies, showed that 51 percent of them think the Mayor should be re-elected if he decides to run again in 2019. Twenty-seven percent thought someone else should be given the chance and 24 percent said they didn’t know.
However, when it came to whether Indianapolis was on the right track, less than half, 47 percent, thought the city was going in the right direction. Thirty-six percent thought the city was going in the wrong direction, 15 percent said they didn’t know or declined to answer.
With respect to Hogsett’s job approval ratings, 65 percent either strongly or somewhat approved of the job he was doing, while only 21 percent strongly or somewhat disapproved of his job performance. Fourteen percent were undecided.
The poll was part of a larger statewide sample of likely voters conducted October 15-22, the 300 LV subsample has a margin of error of 5.7 percent.