Poll: Do newspaper endorsements matter? | AspenTimes.com

Poll: Do newspaper endorsements matter?

The Aspen Times published two election endorsement editorials last week, leading us to ask readers this week whether newspaper endorsements matter much to voters.

Go to http://www.aspentimes.com, on the left side below the news carousel, to find this week’s question and the results of previous polls.

Last week’s poll question — “Who is your top pick for Aspen City Council?” — brought in 1,556 votes. Keith Goode got 280 votes, or 18 percent. Adam Frisch brought in 265 votes, or 17 percent. Bert Myrin collected 254 votes, or 16.32 percent. Mick Ireland got 251 votes, or 16.13 percent. Marcia Goshorn brought in 237 votes, or 15.23 percent. Tom McCabe got 231 votes, for 14.85 percent. And Andy Israel got 38 votes, or 2.44 percent.

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