Polls Archive

Most of the gifts I give come from
  • Local stores 42%, 5 votes
    5 votes 42%
    5 votes - 42% of all votes
  • They all come from the heart...* 25%, 3 votes
    3 votes 25%
    3 votes - 25% of all votes
  • Amazon 17%, 2 votes
    2 votes 17%
    2 votes - 17% of all votes
  • My personal creative skills 8%, 1 vote
    1 vote 8%
    1 vote - 8% of all votes
  • Keene 8%, 1 vote
    1 vote 8%
    1 vote - 8% of all votes
  • Local craft fairs and holiday events 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Northampton 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Online stores that are not Amazon 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Walmart 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 12
December 6, 2018
A 1% Local Option Sales Tax for Brattleboro to offset property taxes
  • is a terrible idea. Avoid it! 27%, 7 votes
    7 votes 27%
    7 votes - 27% of all votes
  • "...1 % to offset property taxes..." is bogus. And with Tax Free New Hampshire right across the river, this has got to be one of the Town's dumbest ideas yet!* 27%, 7 votes
    7 votes 27%
    7 votes - 27% of all votes
  • is an excellent idea. Do it! 19%, 5 votes
    5 votes 19%
    5 votes - 19% of all votes
  • would hurt Brattleboro businesses 12%, 3 votes
    3 votes 12%
    3 votes - 12% of all votes
  • would hurt low income residents most 8%, 2 votes
    2 votes 8%
    2 votes - 8% of all votes
  • Why does this poll only allow you to click on 1 item when several can be true siultaneously?* 8%, 2 votes
    2 votes 8%
    2 votes - 8% of all votes
  • would help low income residents most 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • would help Brattleboro businesses 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 26
November 26, 2018
In my view, the 2018 midterm election results were
  • as expected 33%, 11 votes
    11 votes 33%
    11 votes - 33% of all votes
  • a mixed bag 27%, 9 votes
    9 votes 27%
    9 votes - 27% of all votes
  • excellent 18%, 6 votes
    6 votes 18%
    6 votes - 18% of all votes
  • Encouraging as to turnout, despite the disappointing results.* 18%, 6 votes
    6 votes 18%
    6 votes - 18% of all votes
  • disappointing 3%, 1 vote
    1 vote 3%
    1 vote - 3% of all votes
Total Votes: 33
November 9, 2018
Peak leaf season for Brattleboro this year is/was/will be
  • full of tourists* 26%, 5 votes
    5 votes 26%
    5 votes - 26% of all votes
  • the 2nd full week of November 16%, 3 votes
    3 votes 16%
    3 votes - 16% of all votes
  • the 1st full week of November 16%, 3 votes
    3 votes 16%
    3 votes - 16% of all votes
  • the 3rd week of October 11%, 2 votes
    2 votes 11%
    2 votes - 11% of all votes
  • A dangerous time sharing the road with distracted drivers.* 11%, 2 votes
    2 votes 11%
    2 votes - 11% of all votes
  • visible from Main Street in downtown Brattleboro unlike most major cities.* 11%, 2 votes
    2 votes 11%
    2 votes - 11% of all votes
  • the 2nd week of October 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
  • the final week of October/beginning of November 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
  • Thanksgiving 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • the 4th week of October 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 19
October 29, 2018
After the new ski jump and skatepark are done, Brattleboro should consider adding
  • Brattleboro is overtaxed now! How about adding some fiscally responsible Town Meeting Representatives?* 36%, 12 votes
    12 votes 36%
    12 votes - 36% of all votes
  • downtown boat docks and boardwalk 30%, 10 votes
    10 votes 30%
    10 votes - 30% of all votes
  • bring back the trolley!!* 9%, 3 votes
    3 votes 9%
    3 votes - 9% of all votes
  • paddle boats 6%, 2 votes
    2 votes 6%
    2 votes - 6% of all votes
  • a carousel 6%, 2 votes
    2 votes 6%
    2 votes - 6% of all votes
  • UFO landing pad* 6%, 2 votes
    2 votes 6%
    2 votes - 6% of all votes
  • a kickball league 6%, 2 votes
    2 votes 6%
    2 votes - 6% of all votes
  • saunas and hot tubs 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 33
October 15, 2018
My supermarket of choice in Brattleboro is most often
  • Hannaford 38%, 18 votes
    18 votes 38%
    18 votes - 38% of all votes
  • the Brattleboro Food Co-op 23%, 11 votes
    11 votes 23%
    11 votes - 23% of all votes
  • Price Chopper/Market 32 19%, 9 votes
    9 votes 19%
    9 votes - 19% of all votes
  • Aldi's 11%, 5 votes
    5 votes 11%
    5 votes - 11% of all votes
  • the Sunoco on Canal Street* 9%, 4 votes
    4 votes 9%
    4 votes - 9% of all votes
Total Votes: 47
September 18, 2018
* - added by visitor
Which statement is most true?
  • I just stay away from downtown because of them. Sorry merchants...* 28%, 7 votes
    7 votes 28%
    7 votes - 28% of all votes
  • I feel threatened by the homeless and panhandlers downtown and want to crack down 16%, 4 votes
    4 votes 16%
    4 votes - 16% of all votes
  • I feel threatened by people who feel sorry for people who feel threatened by people who want to crack down on the homeless and panhandlers.* 16%, 4 votes
    4 votes 16%
    4 votes - 16% of all votes
  • By the time this planet will be all perfect, the sun will explode and life on Earth will end.* 12%, 3 votes
    3 votes 12%
    3 votes - 12% of all votes
  • I feel sorry for the homeless and panhandlers downtown and want to help 8%, 2 votes
    2 votes 8%
    2 votes - 8% of all votes
  • I feel threatened by people wanting to crack down on the homeless and panhandlers. 8%, 2 votes
    2 votes 8%
    2 votes - 8% of all votes
  • I don't really notice the homeless and panhandlers downtown 8%, 2 votes
    2 votes 8%
    2 votes - 8% of all votes
  • I feel sorry for people wanting to crack down on the homeless and panhandlers. 4%, 1 vote
    1 vote 4%
    1 vote - 4% of all votes
Total Votes: 25
September 5, 2018
Brattleboro is considering charging for parking on Sundays. In my view, this is
  • a terrible idea. 44%, 4 votes
    4 votes 44%
    4 votes - 44% of all votes
  • a great idea. 22%, 2 votes
    2 votes 22%
    2 votes - 22% of all votes
  • Why are you surprised? Brattleboro never saw a fee increase it didn't like...* 22%, 2 votes
    2 votes 22%
    2 votes - 22% of all votes
  • something I don't care about either way. 11%, 1 vote
    1 vote 11%
    1 vote - 11% of all votes
Total Votes: 9
September 3, 2018
I want to pay more for parking in Brattleboro so we can use credit cards to pay for parking
  • No way! 71%, 22 votes
    22 votes 71%
    22 votes - 71% of all votes
  • Yes, definitely. 13%, 4 votes
    4 votes 13%
    4 votes - 13% of all votes
  • Don't care. Do whatever. 13%, 4 votes
    4 votes 13%
    4 votes - 13% of all votes
  • I also want solar-powered robot valets that park your car for you at Harmony Lot and other places.* 3%, 1 vote
    1 vote 3%
    1 vote - 3% of all votes
Total Votes: 31
August 14, 2018
* - added by visitor
With primaries coming up for Vermont Governor, I'm most considering voting for
  • Brenda Siegel 44%, 34 votes
    34 votes 44%
    34 votes - 44% of all votes
  • Christine Hallquist 17%, 13 votes
    13 votes 17%
    13 votes - 17% of all votes
  • Phil Scott 13%, 10 votes
    10 votes 13%
    10 votes - 13% of all votes
  • James Elhers 8%, 6 votes
    6 votes 8%
    6 votes - 8% of all votes
  • Keith Stern 6%, 5 votes
    5 votes 6%
    5 votes - 6% of all votes
  • no one 5%, 4 votes
    4 votes 5%
    4 votes - 5% of all votes
  • John S. Rogers 4%, 3 votes
    3 votes 4%
    3 votes - 4% of all votes
  • Ethan Sonneborn 3%, 2 votes
    2 votes 3%
    2 votes - 3% of all votes
  • Joseph Barney 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 77
July 23, 2018