“The IOC can have complete confidence that if they award Los Angeles
the honor of naming us Host City, they will be bringing the Games back to a city that truly loves them,” said Mayor Eric Garcetti, commenting the results of the latest public opinion survey by the Center for the Study of Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University, that found that 88% of Angelenos support Los Angeles hosting the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, compared with 12% opposed. Conducted released Including those respondents who did not answer in the survey, 85% support LA hosting the Games, 11% oppose and 4% did not answer. LMU conducted its telephone survey of 2,425
adults in January and February 2016.
This story first appeared in the blog, The Sport Intern. The editor is Karl-Heinz Huba of Lorsch, Germany. He can be reached at ISMG@aol.com. The article is reprinted here with permission of Huba.