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

Which weather do you prefer?

  • 47% Cold and snowy.
  • 53% Mild and rainy.

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How far do you normally drive for a vacation?


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

Recent survey

Are you getting less email spam now that new legislation is in place.

  • 44% Getting the same amount
  • 25% Much less
  • 31% Haven't noticed

Were you surprised with the decision to turn the CRDA investigation over to the RCMP?

  • 12% Yes
  • 88% No

How much of your summer vacation time will be spend locally?

  • 86% Most
  • 6% Some
  • 8% None

Are you disappointed with Sobeys’ decision to close its Amherst Foodland store?

  • 77% Yes, I shop there all the time
  • 23% No, I shop at another grocery store

Will you watch any of the FIFA 2014 World Cup of soccer?

  • 28% Yes, soccer is exciting to watch
  • 72% No, it’s a boring sport

Do you still feel safe in your community after the fatal shooting last week of three RCMP officers in Moncton?

  • 82% Yes, it was isolated incident.
  • 18% No, I don't feel safe at all.

Where will you spend your summer vacation this year?

  • 64% At Home
  • 10% Elsewhere in Nova Scotia
  • 12% Elsewhere in the Maritimes
  • 14% Somewhere else in Canada

Do you agree with the town's decision to spend $40,000 to repair the BMO Building even though its future is undecided?

  • 27% Yes, it's our history and must be saved
  • 73% No, it's going to be a money pit

Should the town provide a $10,000 grant to the Amherst CIBC Wood Gundy Ramblers

  • 41% Yes, the team is important to the town.
  • 49% No, the town already does enough for the team.
  • 10% I don't know.

How many municipal units should there be in Cumberland County?

  • 19% The status quo, 5
  • 20% Cut it down to 3
  • 61% One will do