My name is Steve Sauder and I am President of Emporia’s Radio Stations, Inc. in Emporia.
I do a weekly commentary called “Something to Think About” on KVOE. Last Wednesday you were my topic.
The story about you and the waitress at bar be que place caught my eye. I was especially interested in your statement about being in public and having people telling you they agreed with you and the opposite.
Seemed to me like a good time to find out what people who listen to our three radio stations in Emporia think of your leadership.
We gave our listeners from seven thirty in the morning until midnight to respond in two ways.
They could go on-line at kvoe.com and answer this question:
DO YOU THINK GOVERNOR BROWNBACK IS DOING AN EFFECTIVE JOB OF LEADING OUR STATE? YES or NO.
The results were as follows:
There were 81 YES responses and 531 NO responses.
This was a fair poll as listeners were limited to one vote per
Listeners were also given the opportunity leave a recorded
We recorded 55 verbal responses. They are enclosed on a
CD. Nine said you are doing a good job and 46 didn’t think so. You can listen to them if you like.
I’m not sure what you will do with this information, but my hope is you’ll at least consider that the direction you have our state headed isn’t that popular. At least that’s what a majority of folks from Emporia think.