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

As expected, Lance Armstrong admitted to doping to win the Tour de France seven times when the first part of his interview with Oprah Winfrey was broadcast on her OWN network Thursday night. Why do you think Armstrong is confessing now?

  • 49% Because there’s no way he can deny it anymore
  • 11% He wants to get back to competing
  • 4% He feels bad for lying to everyone
  • 34% Don’t know, don’t care

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The province is offering net metering to offset home energy costs. Do you see yourself installing a renewable power generator, such as a solar panel?

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The cost of an oil tank is going up. Do you think the province should help homeowners with the added cost?

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Do you think Prime Minister Stephen Harper will call an election in a matter of days?

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With violent incidents involving inmates on the rise, do you think better and more surveillance cameras are needed inside the St. John’s Lockup and HMP

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What do you think of Premier Paul Davis appointing his former leadership opponent John Ottenheimer as head of the Newfoundland And Labrador Housing Corp.? Good move

Recent survey

Have you had your oil tank replaced lately?

  • 32% Yes
  • 64% No
  • 4% Should do it soon

In light of recent technological errors, where reports related to medical imaging tests in Western and Central Health, were not sent to doctors, do you have confidence in the health system in Newfoundland and Labrador?

  • 16% Yes
  • 74% No
  • 10% Undecided

In light of recent technological errors, where reports related to medical imaging tests in Western and Central Health, were not sent to doctors, do you have confidence in the health system in Newfoundland and Labrador?

  • 26% Yes
  • 64% No
  • 10% Undecided

Are you pleased with the provincial government’s decision to amend the law to allow transgender people to change their birth certificates to reflect the gender they identify with?

  • 40% Yes
  • 45% No
  • 13% Undecided
  • 2%

Will you be putting all or part of the child care benefit in an RESP for your child?

  • 4% Part of it
  • 7% All of it
  • 24% I can’t afford to
  • 65% No children 17 or under

Do you think climate change is having a big effect on N.L. seasons?

  • 61% Yes
  • 31% No
  • 8% Not sure

Do you think the cod biomass is recovering?

  • 67% Yes
  • 12% No
  • 21% Don’t know enough about it

Do you think penalties for illegal dumping should be more severe?

  • 97% Yes
  • 1% No
  • 2% Undecided

Were you surprised that the new national energy plan developed at the premiers’ meeting in St. John’s this week did not address gas-pump prices?

  • 50% Yes
  • 47% No
  • 3% Undecided

The City of St. John's is being taken to task by an expert in crisis management for not having a clear disaster plan. Does your household have an emergency preparedness plan?

  • 23% Yes
  • 65% No
  • 12% Don't need one