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

Was the storm over the weekend as bad as you expected?

  • 29% Better
  • 56% Close to what I expected
  • 12% Worse
  • 1% Left for the weekend

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Do you put Christmas lights/decorations on your roof or roofline?

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Did you pledge a donation to the Pictou County Christmas Fund?

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Do you have any more outdoor fall chores to do at your home?

  • 30% No, all done
  • 12% All kinds
  • 39% Just a few things
  • 19% Didn't have any to begin with

Do you make by hand any of your Christmas decorations?

  • 30% Some
  • 11% Most of them
  • 5% I buy mostly handmade ones
  • 54% Not really

Are you OK with recommendations of big changes in the way we are taxed?

  • 6% It sounds like positive changes
  • 26% I don't want any changes
  • 52% I'm a bit suspicious
  • 9% Don't really understand it
  • 7% Fine as long as it's revenue neutral

Do you believe the allegations that have been coming out about Bill Cosby?

  • 7% No, it can't be true
  • 65% Yes, evidence is overwhelming
  • 28% Still not sure
  • 0% Hadn't heard about this

Would higher prices stop you from buying takeout coffee?

  • 16% Not at all
  • 30% Yes, I've had it
  • 19% Only if it's a big increase
  • 35% I never/seldom buy takeout coffee

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

  • 36% Quite surprised
  • 22% Just slightly surprised
  • 21% I expected he would
  • 21% Don't know who he is

Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?

  • 18% Of course
  • 35% A little bit
  • 5% I've got a plan
  • 42% Not at all

How do you remember important events and appointments?

  • 62% Write them on the calendar
  • 20% Electronic updater
  • 9% Keep them in my head
  • 9% I usually forget them

How often on average do you brush your teeth each day?

  • 29% Once
  • 41% Twice
  • 16% Three times
  • 9% More than three times
  • 5% Not at all

Do you plan to have natural gas hooked in to your home?

  • 7% Definitely
  • 2% Likely
  • 2% Maybe
  • 52% No
  • 37% Won't be available for us