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 think reckless driving of all-terrain vehicles is becoming an issue in the province?

  • 85% Yes
  • 14% No

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Some voters in the advance poll for the Liberal nomination in the Long Range Mountains district say they felt intimidated by ballot collectors coming to their homes unannounced to collect their ballots. Would you feel intimidated to vote in a ballot collector’s presence in such circumstances?


Are you more likely to attend the Rod Stewart concert in St. John’s on July 11 or the Salmon Festival in Grand-Falls Windsor, which takes place the same day?


Are you happy the Central West Senior Hockey League final between Grand Falls and Corner Brook will be for the Herder Memorial trophy, or would you rather see a west vs. east playoff?


A traffic safety expert is asking the City of St. John’s to consider roundabouts as a way of reducing collisions. Do you think there are intersections in Corner Brook that could benefit from being turned into roundabouts?


Do you think Marine Atlantic discounting its Argentia ferry crossing by 30 per cent will lead more travellers to bypass western Newfoundland?

Recent survey

Some feel that the common practice of shaking hands in church should be abolished due to concerns about influenza. Do you think shaking hands in church should stop?

  • 54% Yes
  • 27% No
  • 19% Only if there's a flu or virus going around

Provincial Finance Minister Ross Wiseman is holding pre-budget consultations “province-wide,” but stops in western Newfoundland only include Stephenville and Corner Brook. Should pre-budget consultations be held on the Northern Peninsula?

  • 75% Yes
  • 8% No
  • 17% They could guage the interest and go from there

Do you usually purchase lottery tickets?

  • 38% Always
  • 16% Never
  • 46% Sometimes, if I think of it

Are you attending any of the events scheduled this weekend for Corner Brook Winter Carnival?

  • 19% Yes
  • 81% No

A provincial court judge questioned the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary’s investigation of Sean Kelly during his sentencing Thursday. Do you think the RNC should investigate its own officers when they’re accused of a crime?

  • 6% Yes
  • 82% No
  • 12% Depends on the circumstances

Western Newfoundland has seen 133 confirmed cases and counting of influenza so far this year. Are you concerned about getting the flu?

  • 45% Yes
  • 55% No

Given that Marble Mountain’s new chairlift, The Lightning Express, may not be operational until March, do you think the ski hill should reimburse people who bought a season pass at full price this year?

  • 52% Yes
  • 15% No
  • 33% Offer them a discount on next season's pass

Eastern Health has implemented a new policy to not bathe newborn babies for the first 24 hours after birth. Do you think there are health benefits to newborns who aren’t given a bath in their first day in the world?

  • 27% Yes
  • 37% No
  • 36% Undecided

Did you go to see the “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie this past weekend?

  • 3% Yes
  • 84% No
  • 13% I'll wait for the home release

Do you think the Elections Act needs to be revised in regards to provincial political financing and contributions?

  • 78% Yes
  • 7% No
  • 15% Undecided