Kansans’ expectations of Gov. Sam Brownback will change in 2017, and it’s a tossup whether megadonors in Missouri can sway election outcomes, according to readers in the Monday Poll.
About 800 responses were received. Here are the full results of the unscientific poll.
1. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will face tougher questions from more legislators next year about his income tax cuts, but he should stick to his guns and keep them in place.
Agree strongly 6%
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Disagree strongly 84%
2. In Missouri, the fact that St. Louis megadonor Rex Sinquefield gave $11 million to four losing statewide candidates shows money can’t buy elections.
Agree strongly 16%
Disagree strongly 11%
3. Moderate Republicans won Kansas legislative races by beating up on Brownback but not offering realistic plans to improve the state’s economy.
Agree strongly 8%
Disagree strongly 28%
4. The Missouri governor’s race between Republican Eric Greitens and Democrat Chris Koster eventually will focus on important issues, not personal attacks on each other.
Agree strongly 2%
Disagree strongly 25%