Our Polls

Here are the results of the poll.

Because our results are rounded, a single vote may not seem to affect the percentages below. Rest assured it does count for the calculation of the results.

Results of the survey

Where will you spend your summer vacation this year?

  • 64% At Home
  • 10% Elsewhere in Nova Scotia
  • 12% Elsewhere in the Maritimes
  • 12% Somewhere else in Canada

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Will you go to a maple supper this year?

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Are you a blood donor

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Are you following the trial of disgraced Prince Edward Island Senator Mike Duffy?

  • 55% Yes
  • 45% No

How would you rank the severity of this winter?

  • 33% Worst I've experienced
  • 55% Worst in many years
  • 5% Not that bad
  • 7% You call that winter?

Will you go to the sugar woods this spring to get some maple products?

  • 46% It's an annual tradition
  • 26% I'll get some at the store
  • 28% Maple is not my thing

Who do you think will be the member of parliament after the next federal election?

  • 67% Scott Armstrong
  • 30% Bill Casey
  • 3% Someone else

Should Amherst taken possession of the former train station from Via Rail

  • 70% Yes, it's part of our history
  • 30% No, it's another empty building we don't need

Do you think Amherst should create a graffiti wall near the town's skate park?

  • 58% Yes
  • 42% No

Do you agree with the Supreme Court ruling on doctor-assisted deaths?

  • 69% Definitely
  • 19% No, this is tragic
  • 10% I’m torn on this
  • 2% Don’t know much about it

Will you participate in winter carnival activities in Amherst and/or Springhill next week?

  • 25% Yes
  • 75% No

Did the first snowstorm of the season hasten planning for a southern vacation?

  • 36% Yes, get me out of here
  • 64% No, I love winter

Do you know any local families affected by oil production slowdown in the west?

  • 9% One person/family
  • 26% A number of people
  • 4% I am personally affected
  • 61% No