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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 FFAW-Unifor union has called on the federal government to pay extended Employment Insurance benefits, or the equivalent in a special ice compensation, to fish harvesters on the northeast coast of the province who have been kept ashore so far this year by heavy ice conditions. Do you think the federal government should ablige?

  • 38% Yes, they do so for farmers and workers in other industries
  • 45% No, fishermen are running a business and should prepare for such downtimes
  • 11% They should get another job until the ice clears
  • 4% Undecided

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Since 2005, the provincial government spent $125 million to assist Memorial University in continuing to top-up its pension plan. Should taxpayers’ money be used to do this?

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Do you think bike lanes on residential streets reduce property value?

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Have you lost interest in the Stanley Cup playoffs this spring?

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Some St. John’s city councillors are calling for the removal of the bike lanes the city started painting on city streets in 2011, saying they’re unused and taking up parking space. Do you agree?

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Do you think that electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes — battery-powered vapourizers that provide an experience similar to smoking, albeit without the smoke — should be regulated to keep them away from young people?

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

Did you go camping or get away from home this May 24th weekend?

  • 25% Yes
  • 67% No
  • 8% Had to work

Should the provincial election be called by Sept. 28 as based on the province’s fixed election law, or later in the fall to allow more time for the new electoral boundaries process to be completed?

  • 58% Sept. 28
  • 20% Later
  • 22% Don't care

The provincial government had planned to erect a caribou statue at Gallipoli in Turkey where the Newfoundland Regiment had fought, but the plan now is for a plaque. Do you agree with this?

  • 37% Yes
  • 57% No
  • 6% Undecided

The Canadian Senate is fighting to keep a particular audit out of the trial of Sen. Mike Duffy. The audit examined other senators who may have abused Senate expenses rules. Should the audit be released to trial?

  • 73% Yes
  • 1% No
  • 24% Release it publicly
  • 2% Undecided

Do you think it is important for schools to have a dress code?

  • 71% Yes
  • 10% No
  • 0% Undecided
  • 19% As long as it applies to boys and girls

Do you think cities and towns should use DNA testing to help positively identify and fine the owners of dogs who did not pick up their pet’s excrement in public areas?

  • 23% Yes
  • 9% No
  • 68% Are you kidding?

Do you have the studded tires removed from your vehicle yet, as the deadline was April 30?

  • 36% Yes
  • 15% No
  • 49% Don’t use studded tires

Do you think the provincial government should have been better prepared for the possibility of oil prices dropping so low, so quickly?

  • 89% Yes
  • 6% No
  • 5% Undecided

Do you think last week’s provincial budget will help the Progressive Conservative government remain in power following a fall provincial election?

  • 11% Yes
  • 86% No
  • 3% Undecided