Polls Archive

Gentrification in Brattleboro
  • seems to be increasing 38%, 5 votes
    5 votes 38%
    5 votes - 38% of all votes
  • Is contrived, to artificially raise assessed property values, to raise property tax revenue.* 23%, 3 votes
    3 votes 23%
    3 votes - 23% of all votes
  • is not occurring 23%, 3 votes
    3 votes 23%
    3 votes - 23% of all votes
  • seems to be declining 15%, 2 votes
    2 votes 15%
    2 votes - 15% of all votes
Total Votes: 13
June 4, 2018
The proper monthly rent for a one bedroom apartment in Brattleboro should definitely be
  • $500-$599 44%, 18 votes
    18 votes 44%
    18 votes - 44% of all votes
  • $600-$699 22%, 9 votes
    9 votes 22%
    9 votes - 22% of all votes
  • $700-$799 10%, 4 votes
    4 votes 10%
    4 votes - 10% of all votes
  • Under $500 10%, 4 votes
    4 votes 10%
    4 votes - 10% of all votes
  • over $1000 5%, 2 votes
    2 votes 5%
    2 votes - 5% of all votes
  • $900-$999 5%, 2 votes
    2 votes 5%
    2 votes - 5% of all votes
  • $800-$899 5%, 2 votes
    2 votes 5%
    2 votes - 5% of all votes
Total Votes: 41
May 28, 2018
If/when Brattleboro has a school shooting, my response will be
  • When and If? What a stupid question! Do the hard work NOW to prevent the possibility of a When and If.* 63%, 17 votes
    17 votes 63%
    17 votes - 63% of all votes
  • to determine that there is no safe place in US to live peacefully without fear of anything.* 7%, 2 votes
    2 votes 7%
    2 votes - 7% of all votes
  • to work for gun control 7%, 2 votes
    2 votes 7%
    2 votes - 7% of all votes
  • to demand that we arm the schoolchildren* 7%, 2 votes
    2 votes 7%
    2 votes - 7% of all votes
  • Advance toward the fire* 4%, 1 vote
    1 vote 4%
    1 vote - 4% of all votes
  • to ask to limit access to schools 4%, 1 vote
    1 vote 4%
    1 vote - 4% of all votes
  • to ask for slingshots and rocks be placed in all classrooms 4%, 1 vote
    1 vote 4%
    1 vote - 4% of all votes
  • to ask to arm teachers 4%, 1 vote
    1 vote 4%
    1 vote - 4% of all votes
  • to become a teacher 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • to ask "why here?" 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • to feel bad 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 27
May 21, 2018
The Brattleboro Selectboard added a 1% Local Option Tax to its goals for the year. This idea is
  • something voters will continue to reject 74%, 14 votes
    14 votes 74%
    14 votes - 74% of all votes
  • an excellent way to raise non-property tax revenue 21%, 4 votes
    4 votes 21%
    4 votes - 21% of all votes
  • flapdoodle at its best.* 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
Total Votes: 19
May 7, 2018
* - added by visitor
The most recent time I shopped in downtown Brattleboro was
  • in the last week 39%, 12 votes
    12 votes 39%
    12 votes - 39% of all votes
  • It's been years; why would I want to?* 16%, 5 votes
    5 votes 16%
    5 votes - 16% of all votes
  • today 13%, 4 votes
    4 votes 13%
    4 votes - 13% of all votes
  • in the last 3 months 10%, 3 votes
    3 votes 10%
    3 votes - 10% of all votes
  • years ago and do not know if or when I'll be back.* 6%, 2 votes
    2 votes 6%
    2 votes - 6% of all votes
  • over 6 months ago 6%, 2 votes
    2 votes 6%
    2 votes - 6% of all votes
  • during holidays 6%, 2 votes
    2 votes 6%
    2 votes - 6% of all votes
  • in the last month 3%, 1 vote
    1 vote 3%
    1 vote - 3% of all votes
  • it's been years 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • never 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 31
April 16, 2018
Because of recent revelations about Facebook's data collection and sharing, I've mostly
  • laughed because I knew they were bad all along and never joined in the first place. 44%, 11 votes
    11 votes 44%
    11 votes - 44% of all votes
  • been reading cat pages on Facebook.* 12%, 3 votes
    3 votes 12%
    3 votes - 12% of all votes
  • continued to support the company by using the site. 12%, 3 votes
    3 votes 12%
    3 votes - 12% of all votes
  • I left FB in 2016 due to pre-election nastiness* 8%, 2 votes
    2 votes 8%
    2 votes - 8% of all votes
  • downloaded and examined the data they're share about me. 8%, 2 votes
    2 votes 8%
    2 votes - 8% of all votes
  • altered my behavior on the site. 8%, 2 votes
    2 votes 8%
    2 votes - 8% of all votes
  • just stopped using Facebook 4%, 1 vote
    1 vote 4%
    1 vote - 4% of all votes
  • what revelations? 4%, 1 vote
    1 vote 4%
    1 vote - 4% of all votes
  • switched to mewe.com 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 25
April 9, 2018
The main reason I hope Brattleboro adds broadband as a utility is
  • Everything except "I like corporate broadband options just fine."* 33%, 7 votes
    7 votes 33%
    7 votes - 33% of all votes
  • it might cost less 24%, 5 votes
    5 votes 24%
    5 votes - 24% of all votes
  • it could be protection against net neutrality violators 19%, 4 votes
    4 votes 19%
    4 votes - 19% of all votes
  • it might be faster downloads/uploads 10%, 2 votes
    2 votes 10%
    2 votes - 10% of all votes
  • it could create jobs 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
  • it might be a revenue source to offset taxes 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
  • I support everything local 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
  • terms could be transparent and easy to understand 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • ... eh, skip it. I like corporate broadband options just fine. 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 21
April 2, 2018
The highlight of Representative Town Meeting, for me, was
  • Finding out that the TMR's have voted to significantly increase my proptery taxes without my input.* 30%, 6 votes
    6 votes 30%
    6 votes - 30% of all votes
  • funding for the skatepark 20%, 4 votes
    4 votes 20%
    4 votes - 20% of all votes
  • the new sidewalk plow 15%, 3 votes
    3 votes 15%
    3 votes - 15% of all votes
  • the new fire truck 10%, 2 votes
    2 votes 10%
    2 votes - 10% of all votes
  • Singing Danny Boy* 10%, 2 votes
    2 votes 10%
    2 votes - 10% of all votes
  • nothing* 10%, 2 votes
    2 votes 10%
    2 votes - 10% of all votes
  • possibility of increasing Human Services funding in future years 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
  • the new seating arrangement 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 20
March 26, 2018
I hope Brattleboro buys a new ladder truck for the Fire Department
  • this year 50%, 9 votes
    9 votes 50%
    9 votes - 50% of all votes
  • many years from now 33%, 6 votes
    6 votes 33%
    6 votes - 33% of all votes
  • next year 11%, 2 votes
    2 votes 11%
    2 votes - 11% of all votes
  • and hope it is not from France given Trump's new tariffs.* 6%, 1 vote
    1 vote 6%
    1 vote - 6% of all votes
Total Votes: 18
March 22, 2018
* - added by visitor
I predict that in 2019
  • work will begin on the Brattleboro monorail system 28%, 5 votes
    5 votes 28%
    5 votes - 28% of all votes
  • everything will be just about the same as 2018, just a bit worse 22%, 4 votes
    4 votes 22%
    4 votes - 22% of all votes
  • President Grump will say "It is the fault of Democrats in Brattleboro for _________."* 11%, 2 votes
    2 votes 11%
    2 votes - 11% of all votes
  • everything will be just about the same as 2018, but a bit better 11%, 2 votes
    2 votes 11%
    2 votes - 11% of all votes
  • More people will move out of Brattleboro because of the ridiculously high property and school taxes.* 11%, 2 votes
    2 votes 11%
    2 votes - 11% of all votes
  • we'll have another big, local climate-change-related weather event 6%, 1 vote
    1 vote 6%
    1 vote - 6% of all votes
  • for the ridiculously high taxes* 6%, 1 vote
    1 vote 6%
    1 vote - 6% of all votes
  • we'll see a skatepark built in Brattleboro 6%, 1 vote
    1 vote 6%
    1 vote - 6% of all votes
  • Brattleboro will have an arts and crafts festival 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Town Meeting Representatives will attend Selectboard meetings 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • WVEW will host a summer concert series 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Kevin Bacon will drop by the Chamber of Commerce, causing chaos 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • free, electric bike sharing stations will appear 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 18
December 28, 2018