Polls Archive

The best way to travel in and around Brattleboro is by
  • walking 38%, 6 votes
    6 votes 38%
    6 votes - 38% of all votes
  • driving a car 31%, 5 votes
    5 votes 31%
    5 votes - 31% of all votes
  • Exit 3 off I-91, to NH Rte 9 to tax free Keene, NH; skip Brattleboro.* 19%, 3 votes
    3 votes 19%
    3 votes - 19% of all votes
  • horseback 6%, 1 vote
    1 vote 6%
    1 vote - 6% of all votes
  • bicycle 6%, 1 vote
    1 vote 6%
    1 vote - 6% of all votes
  • bus 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • bicycle with motorized assist 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • carriage 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • helicopter 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • driving a motorcycle 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • boat 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 16
June 10, 2019
Strolling of the Heifers is
  • a great community event that brings people to town 29%, 8 votes
    8 votes 29%
    8 votes - 29% of all votes
  • one of the last places on earth people parade animals in the streets 21%, 6 votes
    6 votes 21%
    6 votes - 21% of all votes
  • great for tourists but does little for locals 21%, 6 votes
    6 votes 21%
    6 votes - 21% of all votes
  • great for a very selected few, and everyone else is left sucking hind, ah....* 14%, 4 votes
    4 votes 14%
    4 votes - 14% of all votes
  • the reason the 4th of July parade is getting smaller 7%, 2 votes
    2 votes 7%
    2 votes - 7% of all votes
  • just another event in Brattleboro 4%, 1 vote
    1 vote 4%
    1 vote - 4% of all votes
  • a worthy agricultural fundraiser 4%, 1 vote
    1 vote 4%
    1 vote - 4% of all votes
  • great for locals but does little for tourists 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 28
May 30, 2019
Compared to my first memories of the town, today
  • Brattleboro has declined more than a bit; it's become an overtaxed haven for scofflaws and bums, drug dealers and creeps.* 29%, 7 votes
    7 votes 29%
    7 votes - 29% of all votes
  • Brattleboro has declined a bit. 21%, 5 votes
    5 votes 21%
    5 votes - 21% of all votes
  • Brattleboro is much worse. 21%, 5 votes
    5 votes 21%
    5 votes - 21% of all votes
  • Brattleboro is about the same. 17%, 4 votes
    4 votes 17%
    4 votes - 17% of all votes
  • Brattleboro is better than I first recall. 13%, 3 votes
    3 votes 13%
    3 votes - 13% of all votes
  • Brattleboro is better than ever. 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 24
May 15, 2019
Municipal Broadband in Brattleboro is
  • Anothe tax or fee on top already too many taxes and fees.* 35%, 7 votes
    7 votes 35%
    7 votes - 35% of all votes
  • an essential public utility in 2019 30%, 6 votes
    6 votes 30%
    6 votes - 30% of all votes
  • a potential revenue source and job creator that keeps getting ignored 20%, 4 votes
    4 votes 20%
    4 votes - 20% of all votes
  • proceeding at a pace similar to the speed of my old modem 10%, 2 votes
    2 votes 10%
    2 votes - 10% of all votes
  • never going to happen 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
  • definitely going to happen soon 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • so difficult that only other places can have it. 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 20
May 2, 2019
I plan to
  • encourage politicians to focus on more important things: healthcare, the environment, infrastructure, and jobs.* 29%, 5 votes
    5 votes 29%
    5 votes - 29% of all votes
  • read the Mueller report myself 29%, 5 votes
    5 votes 29%
    5 votes - 29% of all votes
  • Accept the Mueller report as presented, and watch the democrats implode.* 18%, 3 votes
    3 votes 18%
    3 votes - 18% of all votes
  • let others summarize the Mueller report for me 12%, 2 votes
    2 votes 12%
    2 votes - 12% of all votes
  • investigate the investigators 12%, 2 votes
    2 votes 12%
    2 votes - 12% of all votes
  • ignore the Mueller report 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 17
April 18, 2019
The name of the final Democratic Party candidate for President will definitely be (the party will nominate...)
  • Bernie Sanders 33%, 4 votes
    4 votes 33%
    4 votes - 33% of all votes
  • Kamala Harris 33%, 4 votes
    4 votes 33%
    4 votes - 33% of all votes
  • Some clueless progressive twit.* 8%, 1 vote
    1 vote 8%
    1 vote - 8% of all votes
  • Kirsten Gillibrand 8%, 1 vote
    1 vote 8%
    1 vote - 8% of all votes
  • Pete Buttigieg 8%, 1 vote
    1 vote 8%
    1 vote - 8% of all votes
  • maxine waters* 8%, 1 vote
    1 vote 8%
    1 vote - 8% of all votes
  • Elizabeth Warren 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Tulsa Gabbard 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Jay Inslee 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Andrew Yang 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Beto O'Rourke 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Marianne Williamson 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Eric Swalwell 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Cory Booker 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • John Hockenlooper 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Wayne Messam 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Mike Gravel 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Amy Klobuchar 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Tim Ryan 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Julian Castro 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • John Delaney 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 12
April 12, 2019
In terms of happiness, most of the time these days I feel
  • Happy* 33%, 6 votes
    6 votes 33%
    6 votes - 33% of all votes
  • Happy that Hillary lost* 22%, 4 votes
    4 votes 22%
    4 votes - 22% of all votes
  • I'm closer to devastated and depressed 17%, 3 votes
    3 votes 17%
    3 votes - 17% of all votes
  • pretty darn happy 11%, 2 votes
    2 votes 11%
    2 votes - 11% of all votes
  • definitely unhappy 6%, 1 vote
    1 vote 6%
    1 vote - 6% of all votes
  • you could say I'm happy 6%, 1 vote
    1 vote 6%
    1 vote - 6% of all votes
  • about 436 miles from happiness.* 6%, 1 vote
    1 vote 6%
    1 vote - 6% of all votes
  • extremely super happy 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • not very happy 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • I'm almost happy. Does that count? 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 18
April 2, 2019
Brattleboro's new 1% sales tax will
  • soon be spent on something other than the promised property tax reduction 45%, 9 votes
    9 votes 45%
    9 votes - 45% of all votes
  • make people glad that NH is just across the river.* 15%, 3 votes
    3 votes 15%
    3 votes - 15% of all votes
  • help reduce property taxes for homeowners 10%, 2 votes
    2 votes 10%
    2 votes - 10% of all votes
  • cause some shoppers to shop in other towns 10%, 2 votes
    2 votes 10%
    2 votes - 10% of all votes
  • force cuts in town services in future years, taxes will rise anyway, and we'll still have an extra sales tax 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
  • cause Sam's to go out of business within 5 years 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
  • be something worth promoting with Rooms & Meals tax revenue 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
  • attract shoppers to downtown 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
Total Votes: 20
March 25, 2019
Brattleboro's Town Meeting
  • return to Open Town Meeting, as it was until the 1960's. 68%, 15 votes
    15 votes 68%
    15 votes - 68% of all votes
  • should remain as Representative Town Meeting, as it is now. 18%, 4 votes
    4 votes 18%
    4 votes - 18% of all votes
  • should become something entirely new, for everyone. Plan for the future! 9%, 2 votes
    2 votes 9%
    2 votes - 9% of all votes
  • should remain as Representative Town Meeting, with changes. 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
Total Votes: 22
March 5, 2019
I'm most enthused about selectboard candidate
  • The ones who will work to reduce Brattleboro's crushing property taxes!* 34%, 10 votes
    10 votes 34%
    10 votes - 34% of all votes
  • Daniel Quipp 17%, 5 votes
    5 votes 17%
    5 votes - 17% of all votes
  • Oscar Heller 17%, 5 votes
    5 votes 17%
    5 votes - 17% of all votes
  • Elizabeth McLoughlin 10%, 3 votes
    3 votes 10%
    3 votes - 10% of all votes
  • Franz Reichsman 7%, 2 votes
    2 votes 7%
    2 votes - 7% of all votes
  • Tim Wessel 7%, 2 votes
    2 votes 7%
    2 votes - 7% of all votes
  • Rikki Risatti 7%, 2 votes
    2 votes 7%
    2 votes - 7% of all votes
  • Ben Coplan 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 29
February 20, 2019