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

What’s your favourite Rita MacNeil song?

  • 75% Working Man
  • 18% Flying on Your Own
  • 1% We’ll Reach the Sky Tonight
  • 5% Another of her songs.

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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?

Recent survey

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

  • 50% Yes
  • 50% No

Do you attend Christmas craft and bake sales?

  • 33% Yes
  • 67% No

How ready are you for winter?

  • 42% I'm ready to go
  • 37% I'm getting there
  • 21% Not even close

Will you wear a poppy or attend a Remembrance Day ceremony this year?

  • 93% Yes, I always do
  • 7% No, I never do

Do you support a municipal government study in Cumberland County?

  • 77% Yes, we need the facts and figures
  • 23% No, we don't need amalgamation

Is it too late to save the former BMO Building in downtown Amherst?

  • 56% Yes, it's soon going to fall down
  • 44% No, it's never too late

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%

How often do you buy from local farmers?

  • 27% Weekly
  • 16% Monthly
  • 57% Hardly Ever

What issue is most important to you this election?

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