Our Polls

Here are the results of the poll.

Because our results are rounded, a single vote may not seem to affect the percentages below. Rest assured it does count for the calculation of the results.

Results of the survey

When do you shop for your children's school supplies?

  • 33% My children reuse their supplies, I only buy what we need.
  • 4% I'm done shopping before summer holidays.
  • 7% I shop throughout the summer.
  • 3% Last week of July or so.
  • 12% First two weeks of August.
  • 24% Last two weeks of August.
  • 14% Midnight the night before their first day back.
  • 0%

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Recent survey

Are you tuning into Saturday’s live broadcast of the final Tragically Hip performance?

  • 21% Yes: I look forward to seeing the band one last time.
  • 63% No: I'm not a fan.
  • 16% Maybe...

Does Canada’s Federal ‘first-past the post’ electoral system need to be reformed?

  • 46% Yes
  • 49% No
  • 5% I don't vote

Many news outlets in Canada endorsed candidates in last year’s federal election. Would you like to see the Prince Albert Daily Herald endorse candidates in advance of our Oct. 26 civic election?

  • 71% No! I hate it when news outlets do that...
  • 20% Yes! I'd be interested in your insight.
  • 9% I don't care as long as it doesn't affect the objective news coverage.

Would you vote for someone who refuses to speak with local media?

  • 76% No: How could I trust someone who refuses to answer tough questions?
  • 19% Yes: Reporters are mean and politicians need to be coddled.
  • 5% I don't know.

Have you witnessed or experienced racism in Prince Albert?

  • 50% Yes, frequently.
  • 18% No, it's a thing of the past.
  • 20% Yes, occasionally.
  • 12% Rarely.

How should the Prince Albert SPCA best deal with their bursting population of cats and dogs?

  • 30% Offer cheaper adoption rates.
  • 38% Animals should never leave that building without being spayed or neutered.
  • 22% They should euthanize pets when their numbers are too high.
  • 6% Offer greater public education efforts about spay/neuter.
  • 4% I don't know! It's a tricky one.

Did you fill out your 2016 Statistics Canada Census?

  • 89% Yes
  • 7% No
  • 4% My what?

Should those with criminal records be allowed to run for public office?

  • 33% No: Criminals should not be eligible.
  • 19% Yes: People can and do change.
  • 48% It really depends on the offence.

Should deputy premier Don McMorris have retained his position as a Saskatchewan Party MLA after being charged with impaired driving?

  • 59% No. This is not leadership material.
  • 32% Yes. It doesn't affect his role as an MLA.
  • 9% ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ (shrug)

How was the 133rd Annual Prince Albert Summer Fair and Exhibition?

  • 6% Great! I had a fantastic time.
  • 6% It was alright.
  • 13% I was disappointed.
  • 75% I did not go.