LOS ANGELES—The Coalition to Preserve L.A. completed a poll last month that showed 72% of residents supported a ballot measure that would require developers to adhere to the general plan without exemption, stopping many of the massive developments throughout the city. In an earlier story, GlobeSt.com talked to Michael Weinstein, the president of the AIDs Healthcare Foundation and the organizer behind the so-called Neighborhood Integrity Initiative, about the potential ballot measure and the goals of the organization. Now, his poll shows he has the support of the community.

“We have been very involved corporate citizens going back decades, and we have had our ears to the ground. No one has contested that we are trying to skew the results,” Weinstein tells GlobeSt.com. “This is in line with how people feel about Wall Street and why this presidential election has turned into such a crapshoot. People are angry and they feel that the deck is stacked against them. Here in L.A., the developers rule, and people are very unhappy about that.”

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