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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 Auditor General’s report pointed out the province is owed $33 million in unpaid fines — 74.5 per cent of which is deemed uncollectable. What should be done to force people to pay up?

  • 19% Hire more collections officers
  • 6% Refuse to re-register delinquent payers for MCP
  • 7% Prevent them from holding hunting licences, registering companies or obtaining copies of brith certificates
  • 11% Make them do community work to pay up
  • 7% Jail time
  • 46% Some combination of these above
  • 1% Undecided

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Is it OK for anti-budget protesters to target McDonald's restaurants that are owned by Finance Minister Cathy Bennett?

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Will you use the new tax tool that the government plans to put online to assess the budget’s effect on your finances?

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Do you think the province should close 54 libraries to save money?

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Do you agree that the Deficit Levy should be taken directly from people’s paycheques?

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Do you think airlines discriminate against obese passengers?

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Should regulations be tightened up to allow more Newfoundlanders and Labradorians access to offshore jobs?

  • 83% Yes
  • 11% No
  • 6% Don't care

Do you think the province was right to hire former Fortis executive Stan Marshall to head up Nalcor?

  • 60% Yes, he has a proven track record
  • 29% No, there should have been competition
  • 11% Don’t know

Do you think the resignations of Ed Martin and the entire board of Nalcor will improve the project’s prospects?

  • 26% Yes
  • 35% No
  • 6% Partially
  • 33% It’s already beyond salvation

Will you attend any of the upcoming anti-austerity budget protests?

  • 46% Yes
  • 54% No

Should the vote on the budget in the House of Assembly be a free vote?

  • 86% Yes
  • 14% No

Has the budget made you think about moving away?

  • 71% Yes
  • 29% No

The “2015 Canadian UFO Survey: an analysis of UFO reports in Canada” reports there were nine UFOs spotted in Newfoundland and Labrador last year, four more than 2014. Have you ever seen one?

  • 23% Yes
  • 53% No
  • 24% Don't believe in 'em

How would you describe the provincial budget brought down Thursday by Finance Minister Cathy Bennett?

  • 3% Terrific
  • 9% Good
  • 16% Awful
  • 72% Disastrous

Do you agree with the new law, passed Wednesday in the House of Assembly, that a person does not need to undergo sex-reassignment surgery before getting their gender marker changed on a birth certificate or marriage registration?

  • 34% Yes
  • 66% No

Will Thursday’s provincial budget break promises made by the Liberals during last fall’s election?

  • 3% Yes, probably one
  • 90% Yes, likely more than one
  • 3% No
  • 4% It’s impossible to predict