CHICAGO (CBS) — As Mayor Rahm Emanuel approaches his one-year anniversary in office, a new website has been launched that allows the public to rate his performance.
So far, according to users of Keeping Tabs On Rahm, the verdict is: average overall–with poorer marks for crime, education and good government.
The site, which bills itself as a non-profit, non-partisan site, is designed to eliminate the traditional polling-style rating system, with a simple five-star review system.
5 stars=Great job
4 stars=Good job
3 stars=Average job
2 stars=Poor job
1 star=Terrible job
Users are asked to rate Emanuel on a variety of topics, all based on his campaign platform. He generally gets three stars on several categories. Three notable exceptions: just over two stars for “Good Government” and just under 2.5 stars for “Crime Plan” and a similar rating for “Education.”
Emanuel has been battling with the teachers union over implementing a longer school day and has been faced with the task of trying to reduce a chronic gang violence problem.
As of Wednesday afternoon, voting was fairly limited–with fewer than 75 votes cast on the most popular category–Education.
TabsOnRahm.org is created by the same people who crated TabsOnObama.org
“The vision is to keep the administration ‘in check’ for a potentially lengthy tenure in office due to lack of term limits in Chicago,” according to the TabsOnRahm website.