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

Should the town provide a $10,000 grant to the Amherst CIBC Wood Gundy Ramblers

  • 41% Yes, the team is important to the town.
  • 49% No, the town already does enough for the team.
  • 9% I don't know.

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Recent survey

How often do you give to charity

  • 60% Often
  • 16% When there is a call to action
  • 24% Not at all

Which issue matters most to you in the next municipal election?

  • 3% Tourism
  • 52% Jobs
  • 8% Roads
  • 37% Taxes

How often do you check your fire alarm batteries

  • 0% Once a month
  • 17% Every couple of months
  • 70% Once a year
  • 13% Don’t own a fire alarm

Should politicians be accountable for their actions outside of government business?

  • 87% Yes
  • 8% No
  • 5% Undecided

Does the outcome of the next U.S. election concern you?

  • 62% Yes, it will impact our country
  • 38% Not really, but its fun to watch

Do you think Nova Scotia will have a fall election?

  • 56% Yes
  • 44% No

Where are you spending your summer vacation this year?

  • 52% Close to home
  • 16% Elsewhere in Nova Scotia
  • 18% Out of province
  • 14% Out of country

Do you think crime is going up in Cumberland County?

  • 45% Yes it is
  • 34% It's the same as always
  • 21% There's not as much crime

Are you playing Pokemon Go

  • 7% Yes, as much as I can
  • 4% I'm going to
  • 89% No interest

Will you be attending any family get-togethers this summer?

  • 57% Yes
  • 43% No