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

Were you surprised by the election results in Cumberland County?

  • 77% It went just as I expected
  • 22% It was a big surprise

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Should Amherst taken possession of the former train station from Via Rail

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Do you agree with the Supreme Court ruling on doctor-assisted deaths?

  • 69% Definitely
  • 19% No, this is tragic
  • 10% I’m torn on this
  • 2% Don’t know much about it

Will you participate in winter carnival activities in Amherst and/or Springhill next week?

  • 25% Yes
  • 75% No

Did the first snowstorm of the season hasten planning for a southern vacation?

  • 36% Yes, get me out of here
  • 64% No, I love winter

Do you know any local families affected by oil production slowdown in the west?

  • 9% One person/family
  • 26% A number of people
  • 4% I am personally affected
  • 61% No

Do you think the province should consider tolling more highways to speed up twinning projects?

  • 31% Yes, it will speed up safety on our highways
  • 69% No, one toll highway is enough

What New Year's resolution did you make this year?

  • 29% Lose weight
  • 9% Exercise more
  • 6% Quit smoking
  • 8% Something else
  • 48% None

Do you think 2015 will be better than 2014 for you?

  • 45% Definitely
  • 25% Nope
  • 30% About the same

Will you attend a Christmas Eve church service this year?

  • 42% Yes
  • 50% No
  • 8% Maybe

How good are you at sorting recyclables, compost from garbage

  • 77% I'm very good at it
  • 16% I try, but always miss some
  • 7% I can't be bothered

Have you or will you do most of your Christmas shopping locally?

  • 18% All of it
  • 40% Most of it
  • 26% Some
  • 16% None