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

Do you agree with Amherst's decision to spend money on security cameras for Victoria Square and town hall?

  • 77% It should help reduce vandalism
  • 17% I don't like hte fact Big Brother is watching
  • 6% Don't know/no opinion

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Should municipal units have the final say on whether hydraulic fracturing or wind farms should be permitted?

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

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Do you prefer end of summer vacations?

  • 28% Yes, things are more lively
  • 0% No, I like them early
  • 72% Any vacation is a good vacation
  • 0%

How far do you normally drive for a vacation?

  • 71% More than an hour
  • 9% Less than an hour
  • 20% None at all. By backyard’s just fine.

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