Do you agree that the ballot language proposed for two ballot petitions – the CodeNEXT petition and the Austin Efficiency Audit – was misleading to the voters of Austin and if so, will you help clarify to voters what these measures really mean – regardless of how you might vote on them? (Note: This article in the Austin Bullldog is a helpful review. Also note: the Texas Supreme Court ruled on August 27 th , in favor of the city of Austin – see KUT report here.) Rate your support on a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the most support and 1 being the least.

Danielle Skidmore

City Council, District 9

I am an engineer and not a lawyer, so I will defer to the Texas Supreme Court’s decision on August 27th regarding the ballot language. The debate over the exact language speaks to the challenges of distilling complex issues into simple ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ questions for voters to decide at the polls.

Rating: 3