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.
  • 52% Mild and rainy.

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How many trick-or-treaters will you see on Halloween?


Will you decorate for Halloween?


Are you pleased with Saturday's election result?

Recent survey

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