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

How often do you see a movie in the theatre?

  • 19% A few times a year.
  • 14% Every month or two.
  • 4% At least twice a month.
  • 61% Almost never.

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Do you decorate your home and/or yard for Christmas


Do you have winter tires on your vehicle?


Do you agree with Cumberland County's decision to withdraw from a municipal governance study?


Will you attend a Christmas parade somewhere this season?


Do you think Amherst needs a public transit system such as a bus with regular routes?

Recent survey

Should Amherst and Cumberland County expand their service sharing agreement into other areas?

  • 82% Yes, there are more savings
  • 18% No, they've shared enough

Were you surprised by Monday's election result?

  • 30% Yes, it was a surprise
  • 64% No surprise at all
  • 6%

What issue is most important to you this election?

  • 55% Economy
  • 5% Environment
  • 36% Health Care
  • 4% Security

What is the main source of heating your home?

  • 29% Oil
  • 22% Electricity
  • 13% Natural Gas
  • 27% Wood
  • 9% Other

How far will the Toronto Blue Jays go in the playoffs?

  • 14% Divisional Series
  • 21% League championship series
  • 65% World Series

Will you vote in the Oct. 19 federal election

  • 86% Yes
  • 9% No
  • 5% Undecided

Do you think enough is being done to control the cat population

  • 10% Yes
  • 84% No
  • 6% Don't know

What kind of winter are you expecting

  • 19% Worse than last year
  • 34% Same as last year
  • 47% Better than last year

How do you think the Amherst Ramblers will do this season?

  • 2% Going to win it all
  • 25% Going to make the playoffs
  • 46% Won't make the playoffs
  • 27% Too early to tell

Are you hoping for a majority or minority government in next month's federal election?

  • 59% Majority
  • 37% Minority
  • 4% Not Sure