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

Did you buy any locally-produced maple products this year?

  • 66% Yes
  • 23% No
  • 10% I'm not a fan of maple products

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Are you surprised Bill Casey is going to run again in federal politics?

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What did you do to mark Remembrance Day?

  • 44% Attended a service at the cenotaph
  • 18% Watched the national service on TV
  • 24% Took time to remember on my own
  • 14% Nothing

Do you think Amherst should accept waste water that was used in fracking operations?

  • 36% Yes, science says it’s OK
  • 55% No, I’m not convinced
  • 9% I need more information

What kind of winter do you think we'll have this year?

  • 19% Mild
  • 43% Stormy
  • 38% Somewhere in between

Were you surprised by the shooting incident in Ottawa?

  • 26% Yes, never thought it would happen in Canada
  • 74% No, it was only a matter of time before it happened in Canada

Will the temporary closure at the Amherst Guy’s Frenchys affect you?

  • 74% Yes, I love shopping there
  • 74% Somewhat
  • 74% Not at all

Will you support the United Way's annual campaign this year?

  • 37% I always support it
  • 8% I haven't before, but will this year
  • 55% I want to but can't

Where should Amherst build its new police station?

  • 28% On the former legion site
  • 27% Another location downtown
  • 45% South Albion Street /Robert Angus Drive area

Does Amherst need to consider implementing a cat bylaw to control its feline population?

  • 69% Yes, the cat population is out of control
  • 31% No, it would be difficult and expensive to enforce

How far should wind turbines be from homes in Cumberland County

  • 17% 600 metres
  • 20% 1 km
  • 5% 1.5 km
  • 58% 2 km

Have you participated the ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge?

  • 27% Already Have
  • 9% Haven’t been challenged yet
  • 2% Been challenged, but have done it yet
  • 62% Nope