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 hope a Starbucks comes to New Glasgow?

  • 22% Big time
  • 7% Sounds tantalizing
  • 6% Don't know much about them
  • 26% Prefer the competition
  • 39% No interest in coffee chains

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Have you bought a Halloween costume yet?

  • 6% Yes, I'm so excited
  • 37% Calm down, it's not October yet
  • 7% I'll do that last minute
  • 50% I don't participate in Halloween

How do you feel about one regional government for Pictou County?

  • 69% Go for it
  • 5% I'm warming up to the idea
  • 15% Bad idea
  • 11% Still not sure

Do you have any hobbies you’ve stuck with for many years?

  • 30% Yes it's my favourite thing ever
  • 11% Only by habit
  • 25% Several major hobbies
  • 34% No

Are you looking forward to following senator Mike Duffy’s trial?

  • 24% With glee
  • 33% Yes, but with disgust
  • 10% Will follow a bit
  • 33% No interest

When you walk across a street do you use a crosswalk?

  • 40% Always
  • 46% When it's convenient
  • 14% I usually jaywalk

Do you pay much attention to local municipal politics?

  • 29% Very close attention
  • 17% Just to bigger issues
  • 13% Just vaguely
  • 41% Little/no attention

Have you participated in a Terry Fox Run event before?

  • 9% Yes, every year
  • 73% Never have before
  • 7% I do every couple of years
  • 11% What's the Terry Fox Run?

Would you get rid of any channels if you could pick what you want from your TV service provider?

  • 70% Many of them
  • 19% A few
  • 3% None
  • 8% I don't have cable/satellite

Did your place get hit by frost the other night?

  • 2% Major, lost a lot of plants/produce
  • 6% Heavy, but I don't garden
  • 23% Just a touch
  • 48% No frost
  • 21% Never noticed

Should western countries, including U.S. and Canada, be getting involved in Iraq’s latest troubles?

  • 26% Yes, they have a duty
  • 8% Good to help out
  • 39% No, it won't help
  • 20% It's none of our business
  • 7% Not sure