In February, State Representative Margo McDermed asked constituents to take an online survey of state and local issues. The 10 question survey yielded a number of results from throughout the district. While most of the questions were multiple choice, other questions allowed respondents to write in their own specific concerns about the state. Many of those responses received advocated for term limits, breaking House Speaker Madigan’s hold on the state, pension reform, protecting our most vulnerable and seniors, and a balanced budget.
Responses from the survey make it clear that the main issues on the mind of residents in the 37th district are the budget, the state’s economy, property taxes, and education.
The multiple choice results are as follows: