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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

Would you like to be able to play bagpipes?

  • 37% Love to
  • 12% Kind of
  • 4% Too hard
  • 36% No, can't stand them
  • 1% Not highland, but a different kind
  • 8% I already play

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Do you influence your child’s vote in an election?

  • 0% Yes, they vote the same as me
  • 2% Yes, they vote opposite of what I do
  • 37% Indirectly in that we discuss issues
  • 35% I don't know
  • 26% No children/My children don't vote yet

Will you/did you watch David Letterman’s last show Wednesday?

  • 8% Wouldn't miss it
  • 6% Want to
  • 10% Whatever
  • 76% I'm no fan

What kind of stuff are you doing on the long weekend?

  • 10% Barbecue
  • 1% Partying
  • 6% Cottage or camping
  • 19% Gotta work
  • 15% Many of these things
  • 49% Nothing special

Were you hyped about the prime minister coming to Truro Thursday?

  • 8% Absolutely
  • 3% It was pretty neat
  • 3% Disappointed he didn't come here
  • 86% Couldn't care less

Do you like to be really busy at work or kind of slack?

  • 42% Really busy
  • 3% Kind of slack
  • 30% Happy medium
  • 25% Retired/not working

Now that lobster season has started, have you sampled any?

  • 10% Sure did
  • 28% I will soon
  • 28% No hurry
  • 34% No interest

Do you know yet who you’ll vote for in this year’s federal election?

  • 43% Definitely
  • 14% Pretty sure
  • 21% I know who I'm not voting for
  • 9% Not really
  • 13% I won't vote

How did you celebrate Mother's Day?

  • 30% Went out for a meal
  • 31% Bought or received a gift
  • 5% Miss Miles Fun Run
  • 13% Other
  • 21% Didn't celebrate it

Have you been able to do any yard work yet?

  • 18% Still too wet
  • 7% Still has some snow
  • 53% Yes, started
  • 4% All done
  • 18% It'll take care of itself

What do you do with old or unused prescription drugs?

  • 10% Throw them in the garbage
  • 15% Flush them down the toilet
  • 1% Wait till the police have a drop-off day
  • 74% Take them back to the pharmacy