Polls Archive

The choice of Brattleboro write-in candidates should be that of
  • the voter. A write-in should be anyone a voter thinks is most qualified 68%, 13 votes
    13 votes 68%
    13 votes - 68% of all votes
  • the candidate. Write-in candidates should have to register with the Town Clerk in advance of an election. 32%, 6 votes
    6 votes 32%
    6 votes - 32% of all votes
Total Votes: 19
July 16, 2018
The reason I'm interested in Brattleboro is
  • I live here 47%, 15 votes
    15 votes 47%
    15 votes - 47% of all votes
  • I work here 16%, 5 votes
    5 votes 16%
    5 votes - 16% of all votes
  • Brattleboro has high prices, high taxes, and since the 1st of July, 'higher' people. High time to leave town...* 13%, 4 votes
    4 votes 13%
    4 votes - 13% of all votes
  • I used to live in Brattleboro 9%, 3 votes
    3 votes 9%
    3 votes - 9% of all votes
  • I have relatives in Brattleboro 6%, 2 votes
    2 votes 6%
    2 votes - 6% of all votes
  • ... I'm not at all interested in Brattleboro. 3%, 1 vote
    1 vote 3%
    1 vote - 3% of all votes
  • because I used to live there and want to move back there someday.* 3%, 1 vote
    1 vote 3%
    1 vote - 3% of all votes
  • I'm not really sure 3%, 1 vote
    1 vote 3%
    1 vote - 3% of all votes
  • I plan to move to Brattleboro 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • I go to school here 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • I invest in a Brattleboro entity 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 32
July 9, 2018
This Independence Day, I'm feeling (how independent?)
  • Very thankful and grateful for past generations of Amerians who were better than we are now.* 45%, 9 votes
    9 votes 45%
    9 votes - 45% of all votes
  • mostly free and independent 20%, 4 votes
    4 votes 20%
    4 votes - 20% of all votes
  • very much under the control of others' whims 15%, 3 votes
    3 votes 15%
    3 votes - 15% of all votes
  • somewhat stuck, constrained, blocked 15%, 3 votes
    3 votes 15%
    3 votes - 15% of all votes
  • Proud of the good people in our state and country, frustrated and weary of our government and direction.* 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
  • a little bit free and independent 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • completely and very much free and independent 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 20
July 2, 2018
When I see an insect inside the house, I generally
  • bring it back outside 48%, 14 votes
    14 votes 48%
    14 votes - 48% of all votes
  • squish it 24%, 7 votes
    7 votes 24%
    7 votes - 24% of all votes
  • Smack it with the rolled up editorial section of the Reformer; not good for much else...* 10%, 3 votes
    3 votes 10%
    3 votes - 10% of all votes
  • eat it. If it’s good enough for others, it’s good enough for Brattleboro.* 7%, 2 votes
    2 votes 7%
    2 votes - 7% of all votes
  • try not to freak out about it.* 7%, 2 votes
    2 votes 7%
    2 votes - 7% of all votes
  • do nothing 3%, 1 vote
    1 vote 3%
    1 vote - 3% of all votes
  • call an exterminator 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • use repellants or traps 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • watch it 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • say hello, and welcome it inside 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 29
June 25, 2018
With regard to immigrants entering the country illegally, I think US policy should be:
  • Let everyone apply for citizenship or asylum.* 48%, 14 votes
    14 votes 48%
    14 votes - 48% of all votes
  • one that doesn't make the US look like monsters to the rest of the world.* 31%, 9 votes
    9 votes 31%
    9 votes - 31% of all votes
  • Send them all back. 10%, 3 votes
    3 votes 10%
    3 votes - 10% of all votes
  • Let them all stay. 3%, 1 vote
    1 vote 3%
    1 vote - 3% of all votes
  • Detain them all indefinitely. 3%, 1 vote
    1 vote 3%
    1 vote - 3% of all votes
  • Build a wall to keep them out. 3%, 1 vote
    1 vote 3%
    1 vote - 3% of all votes
  • Open the borders and build welcome centers. 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Keep the kids but deport their parents. 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 29
June 20, 2018
Gentrification in Brattleboro
  • seems to be increasing 43%, 6 votes
    6 votes 43%
    6 votes - 43% of all votes
  • Is contrived, to artificially raise assessed property values, to raise property tax revenue.* 21%, 3 votes
    3 votes 21%
    3 votes - 21% of all votes
  • is not occurring 21%, 3 votes
    3 votes 21%
    3 votes - 21% of all votes
  • seems to be declining 14%, 2 votes
    2 votes 14%
    2 votes - 14% of all votes
Total Votes: 14
June 4, 2018
The proper monthly rent for a one bedroom apartment in Brattleboro should definitely be
  • $500-$599 45%, 19 votes
    19 votes 45%
    19 votes - 45% of all votes
  • $600-$699 21%, 9 votes
    9 votes 21%
    9 votes - 21% of all votes
  • Under $500 10%, 4 votes
    4 votes 10%
    4 votes - 10% of all votes
  • $700-$799 10%, 4 votes
    4 votes 10%
    4 votes - 10% of all votes
  • $900-$999 5%, 2 votes
    2 votes 5%
    2 votes - 5% of all votes
  • over $1000 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: 42
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.* 61%, 17 votes
    17 votes 61%
    17 votes - 61% of all votes
  • to work for gun control 11%, 3 votes
    3 votes 11%
    3 votes - 11% 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 demand that we arm the schoolchildren* 7%, 2 votes
    2 votes 7%
    2 votes - 7% 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
  • Advance toward the fire* 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 feel bad 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% 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
Total Votes: 28
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 75%, 15 votes
    15 votes 75%
    15 votes - 75% of all votes
  • an excellent way to raise non-property tax revenue 20%, 4 votes
    4 votes 20%
    4 votes - 20% of all votes
  • flapdoodle at its best.* 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
Total Votes: 20
May 7, 2018
* - added by visitor
The most recent time I shopped in downtown Brattleboro was
  • in the last week 38%, 12 votes
    12 votes 38%
    12 votes - 38% of all votes
  • It's been years; why would I want to?* 16%, 5 votes
    5 votes 16%
    5 votes - 16% of all votes
  • in the last 3 months 13%, 4 votes
    4 votes 13%
    4 votes - 13% of all votes
  • today 13%, 4 votes
    4 votes 13%
    4 votes - 13% 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
  • 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
  • in the last month 3%, 1 vote
    1 vote 3%
    1 vote - 3% of all votes
  • never 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • it's been years 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 32
April 16, 2018