We asked for your opinions on the battle over Kemper Arena, and a plan by the American Royal to replace it with a smaller city-funded facility.
Here are the results of our unscientific survey, based on nearly 900 responses:
1. Kemper Arena should be demolished to make way for a new, smaller building for the American Royal and possibly youth sports activities.
Strongly agree 24%
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Strongly disagree 44%
2. Kansas City taxpayers should spend what the American Royal needs to build its new facility.
Strongly agree 14%
Strongly disagree 55%
3. How worried are you that the American Royal might move elsewhere, possibly to Kansas, if Kemper is not demolished?
Very worried 17%
Not worried 37%
Let them move 35%
4. Whatever happens to Kemper and the American Royal, redevelopment of the entire West Bottoms is:
Very important to KC's future 40%
Not important 7%
Way down the priority list 12%