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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

The provincial Liberals selected their candidate among three nominees Monday for an upcoming byelection in Stephenville East-St. George's, which was left vacant after Progressive Conservative MHA Joan Shea stepped down in June. The other parties have not yet selected candidates for the district. Do you think voters will shift toward the Liberals because of their early start?

  • 50% Yes
  • 34% No
  • 15% Too early to tell

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Are you excited for the new Winners store to open in Corner Brook?

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The Town of Stephenville is hypiong up its Friendly Invasion event in 2016 by focusing on the history of American involvement with the former Ernest Harmon Air Force Base. Do you think the initiative will draw more visitors to the town?

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Do you think the Corner Brook Fire Department should have responded to a Thursday fire that destroyed a home in Pinchgut Lake, despite its protocol to not respond to calls outside the city?

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Do you think businesses should post videos of suspected shoplifters online as a form of public shaming and for help tracking down the culprits?

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Did you attend Tuesday’s RCMP Musical Ride in Deer Lake, or do you plan on attending Wednesday’s performance in Rocky Harbour?

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Do you think it’s fair for the federal government to claw back seniors’ income supplements if it determines their incomes are too high after ideath benefits are issued?

  • 15% Yes
  • 82% No
  • 3% Undecided

Do you like the idea of being able to drop off hazardous household waste anytime at the Wild Cove landfill instead of waiting for the two, one-day collection events that were held in the city each year?

  • 86% Yes
  • 6% No
  • 8% Undecided

Do you think it’s unusual that the Conservative Party member who yelled profanities at journalists has not been publicly identified yet?

  • 59% Yes
  • 13% No
  • 28% Don't care who he is

Were you surprised to hear Liberal MHA JIm Bennett lost the nomination in the new district of Lewisporte-Twillingate after he decided not to run in the new St. Barbe-L’Anse aux Meadows district against Chris Mitchelmore?

  • 24% Yes
  • 76% No

Do you think the province should have addressed oil seepage at Shoal Point on the Port au Port Peninsula more quickly?

  • 97% Yes
  • 3% No

Will you be less likely to use the Corner Brook civic centre now that rental fees will be increasing by two percent for 2015-16?

  • 31% Yes, the fees are getting too high
  • 5% No, I don't like increases but I'll keep using it
  • 26% Doesn't bother me — the fees have to increase
  • 38% I don't rent ice/studio time anyway

During the Writers at Woody Point Festival it was announced that the Woody Point Heritage Theatre would be named after radio personality Shelagh Rogers. Do you think this was a good choice for the theatre’s name?

  • 25% Yes
  • 62% No
  • 13% Undecided

Did you attend any portion of the 2015 Humber Arm South Bayfest over the weekend?

  • 7% Yes
  • 80% No
  • 13% Wanted to, but couldn't make it

Are you attending any of the Writers At Woody Point festival events?

  • 12% Yes
  • 88% No
  • 0% Not yet, but I'm going this weekend

Do you think drivers should receive a fine for smoking in a vehicle with children inside?

  • 88% Yes
  • 9% No
  • 3% Undecided