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

Have you or will you be attending any Amherst 125 events?

  • 23% Yes, as many as I can
  • 76% No, not interested

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What determines who you vote for in an election?

  • 43% Knowing the candidate
  • 48% The candidate's platform
  • 9% Flip of the coin, or I don't vote

If it were offered, would you vote electronically?

  • 73% Yes, it's much more convenient than going to a polling station
  • 20% No, I prefer to vote in person at polling station
  • 7% I'm not voting

How far will the Toronto Blue Jays go in the Major League Baseball playoffs?

  • 75% World Series
  • 10% American League Championship Series
  • 15% American League Divisional Series

Have you decided who you want to be the next mayor of Amherst?

  • 72% Yes
  • 10% No
  • 18% Undecided

Which day do you celebrate Thanksgiving on?

  • 2% Saturday
  • 66% Sunday
  • 26% Monday
  • 6% None of the Above

What is your primary source of heat?

  • 28% Wood
  • 29% Oil
  • 19% Electric
  • 5% Natural Gas
  • 19% Heat Pump

What is the biggest municipal election issue to you?

  • 65% Economic development
  • 18% Taxes
  • 7% Regional government
  • 10% Transparency or open council

Do you think regional government or municipal amalgamation in Cumberland County should be an election issue?

  • 56% Yes, it's time to move on this
  • 44% No, leave things the way they are

Are you concerned for the future of health-care services in Cumberland County?

  • 71% Yes
  • 29% No

Will you contribute to the United Way of Cumberland's annual campaign?

  • 19% Yes
  • 81% No