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Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014
Friday, December 26, 2014
Will you make a New Year's resolution?

  • Yes: 15.9% (11 votes)
  • No: 79.7% (55 votes)
  • Undecided: 4.3% (3 votes)

69 votes cast


Friday, December 26, 2014

Have you or will you watch a college football bowl game this season?

  • Yes: 38.6% (27 votes)
  • No: 55.7% (39 votes)
  • Undecided: 5.7% (4 votes)

70 votes cast


Friday, December 19, 2014

Should the father of a fetus be allowed to prevent an abortion if the mother wishes to have one?

  • Yes: 47.2% (195 votes)
  • No: 41.2% (170 votes)
  • Unsure: 11.6% (48 votes)

413 votes cast


Friday, December 19, 2014

Do you agree with President Obama's decision to relax economic restrictions with Cuba?

  • Yes: 49.6% (187 votes)
  • No: 43.8% (165 votes)
  • Unsure: 6.6% (25 votes)

377 votes cast


Friday, December 12, 2014

Should police be allowed to use tear gas for crowd/riot control?

  • Yes: 91.7% (440 votes)
  • No: 8.3% (40 votes)

480 votes cast


Friday, December 12, 2014

Do you support the use of torture against enemy detainees?

  • Yes, but only in extremely rare circumstances.: 12.6% (56 votes)
  • Yes, whatever it takes to make our country safe.: 55.4% (246 votes)
  • It depends on how you define torture.: 13.1% (58 votes)
  • No, never.: 18.9% (84 votes)

444 votes cast


Friday, December 5, 2014

When you eat at a restaurant, do you look for the count of calories?

  • Yes: 8.3% (36 votes)
  • No: 75.0% (324 votes)
  • Sometimes: 16.7% (72 votes)

432 votes cast


Friday, December 5, 2014

Do tax incentives affect your charitable giving?

  • Yes. This is a primary component.: 4.8% (16 votes)
  • Yes. But I would still donate to some level regardless.: 24.5% (81 votes)
  • No. It does not affect how much I give.: 60.3% (199 votes)
  • No. I do not give.: 8.5% (28 votes)
  • Undecided: 1.8% (6 votes)

330 votes cast


Saturday, November 29, 2014

Who is most at fault for the destruction in Ferguson?

  • The media: 23.8% (162 votes)
  • The protesters: 60.9% (415 votes)
  • Gov. Jay Nixon: 5.1% (35 votes)
  • Officer Darren Wilson: 5.1% (35 votes)
  • The prosecutor and the grand jury: 1.8% (12 votes)
  • Other: 3.2% (22 votes)

681 votes cast


Saturday, November 29, 2014

Do you plan on seeing a movie in a theater between now and Christmas?

  • Yes: 28.8% (95 votes)
  • No: 71.2% (235 votes)

330 votes cast


Friday, November 21, 2014

Do you agree with President Obama's executive actions on immigration to spare from deportation nearly 5 million people in the U.S. Illegally and focus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families"?

  • Yes: 27.0% (171 votes)
  • No: 70.8% (449 votes)
  • Not sure: 2.2% (14 votes)

634 votes cast


Friday, November 21, 2014

Do you agree with Gov. Jay Nixon's decision to declare a state of emergency prior to the announcement of the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri?

  • Yes: 78.0% (379 votes)
  • No: 18.7% (91 votes)
  • Not sure: 3.3% (16 votes)

486 votes cast


Saturday, November 15, 2014

Do you support the construction of the Keystone Pipeline?

  • Yes: 69.1% (286 votes)
  • No: 25.8% (107 votes)
  • Undecided: 5.1% (21 votes)

414 votes cast


Saturday, November 15, 2014

How would you describe your personal economic situation?

  • Better than a year ago: 19.3% (72 votes)
  • Worse than a year ago: 36.1% (135 votes)
  • About the same as a year ago: 44.7% (167 votes)

374 votes cast


Friday, November 7, 2014

How much will you spend on Christmas gifts this year?

  • Under $100: 10.7% (38 votes)
  • $100 to $499: 36.9% (131 votes)
  • $500 to $1,000: 25.6% (91 votes)
  • More than $1,000: 16.1% (57 votes)
  • I will not buy Christmas gifts.: 10.7% (38 votes)

355 votes cast


Friday, November 7, 2014

What should be the top priority for Congress in January?

  • Health care: 34.2% (108 votes)
  • Energy: 5.1% (16 votes)
  • Taxes: 13.0% (41 votes)
  • Jobs: 35.8% (113 votes)
  • Other: 12.0% (38 votes)

316 votes cast


Friday, October 31, 2014

When do you start your Christmas shopping?

  • I shop throughout the year for Christmas presents.: 25.7% (78 votes)
  • In October or early November: 20.1% (61 votes)
  • After Thanksgiving: 28.4% (86 votes)
  • Just before Christmas: 25.7% (78 votes)

303 votes cast


Friday, October 31, 2014

Should those who provide direct medical assistance to Ebola victims in other countries be quarantined upon their return to the United States?

  • Yes: 81.8% (301 votes)
  • No: 3.5% (13 votes)
  • It depends on if they show any symptoms, like a fever: 13.3% (49 votes)
  • I don't know.: 1.4% (5 votes)

368 votes cast


Friday, October 24, 2014

Do you believe that corporal punishment (spanking) is appropriate and effective?

  • Yes: 78.2% (356 votes)
  • No: 20.0% (91 votes)
  • Don't know.: 1.8% (8 votes)

455 votes cast


Friday, October 24, 2014

Should the General Assembly have the power to override the governor's withholding of funds?

  • Yes: 65.9% (226 votes)
  • No: 30.3% (104 votes)
  • Don't know.: 3.8% (13 votes)

343 votes cast


Monday, October 20, 2014

Should the U.S. ban travel to the U.S. from the West African outbreak zone in light of Ebola?

  • Yes: 82.6% (271 votes)
  • No: 15.2% (50 votes)
  • Undecided: 2.1% (7 votes)

328 votes cast


Monday, October 20, 2014

What type of book do you read more, fiction or nonfiction?

  • Fiction: 44.3% (89 votes)
  • Non-fiction: 37.3% (75 votes)
  • Read both the same amount.: 18.4% (37 votes)

201 votes cast


Friday, October 10, 2014

What is your opinion on the extension of the 1/8-cent fire sales tax proposition in Cape Girardeau that will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot?

  • I support it.: 34.6% (141 votes)
  • I don't support it.: 57.4% (234 votes)
  • Undecided: 8.1% (33 votes)

408 votes cast


Friday, October 10, 2014

What is your primary interest for the Nov. 4 election?

  • Candidate: 16.0% (42 votes)
  • Issue: 34.2% (90 votes)
  • Both equal: 49.8% (131 votes)

263 votes cast


Sunday, October 5, 2014

What new facility option to be funded by Cape Girardeau's restaurant and hotel/motel tax do you like the most?

  • Sports complex: 18.5% (70 votes)
  • Ag expo center: 6.9% (26 votes)
  • Aquatics facility: 19.6% (74 votes)
  • Hotel/convention center: 15.3% (58 votes)
  • None: 39.7% (150 votes)

378 votes cast