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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

The RCMP has laid 31 counts of fraud, breach of trust and bribery against P.E.I. Senator Mike Duffy. What impact could these charges have on the outcome of the next federal election?

  • 21% No impact at all: What happens to Mike Duffy has no direct connection to Prime Minister Stephen Harper or the federal Conservatives.
  • 54% A significant impact: This shows a lack of judgment by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservatives, as Harper appointed Duffy to the Senate.
  • 23% Depends on the outcome: Whether or not it impacts the outcome of the next federal election will depend on the outcome of the upcoming court case.

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Premier Wade MacLauchlan has reduced P.E.I.'s provincial cabinet to seven members plus himself, which is the smallest number allowed. How many members do you think there should be?


UPEI has decided to extend its school year by four days because of time missed due to weather. Do you think the provincial school boards should do the same for all schools?

Recent survey

With last weekend's blizzard do you think Island school boards made the correct decision to cancel school while snow removal was taking place?

  • 93% Yes
  • 7% No

The Three Oaks Senior High School student charged with assaulting another student on the school grounds has received 12 months probation. Do you think this is a fair sentence?

  • 34% Yes, it is a fair sentence.
  • 3% No, the sentence is too harsh.
  • 63% No, the sentence isn't harsh enough.

Should the measles vaccine be mandatory?

  • 85% Yes
  • 15% No

Starbucks plans to begin offering wine and beer in some of its Canadian coffee shops. Do you think this should be allowed?

  • 16% Yes, it would be better than going to a noisy bar.
  • 7% Yes, but there should be a limit on how much alcohol can be served to a customer.
  • 47% No, there are already enough places in the city that serve alcohol.
  • 30% I don't care one way or the other.

The Supreme Court has reversed course on doctor-assisted death and struck down the ban as unconstitutional. Do you think Canada should allow doctor-assisted suicide?

  • 50% Yes
  • 50% No

How would you rate the City of Charlottetown with the snow removal.

  • 23% Good
  • 20% Satisfactory
  • 17% Fair
  • 40% Poor

Island taxpayers will be paying out more than $376,000 in severance to Premier Robert Ghiz and five other MLAs who have announced they won't be running in the 2015 election. Do you think MLAs should get a severance package?

  • 12% Yes, they have put in their years of service to the province and they deserve it.
  • 20% They should only get severance if they lose their seat in an election.
  • 68% No, MLAs should not get a severance package.

Should UPEI president Alaa Abd-El Aziz be reinstated for another five-year term at the university.

  • 23% Yes
  • 77% No

Are you disappointed that no one else came forward to challenge Wade MacLauchlan for the Liberal leadership?

  • 74% Yes
  • 26% No

Target has announced that it will close its stores across Canada by early June. What do you think is at the heart of the closures in Canada?

  • 29% They opened too many stores too fast.
  • 23% Quality of merchandise is not up to standard with their U.S. stores.
  • 34% Prices are too high compared to their U.S. stores.
  • 14% Too much competition from other big box stores, like Walmart.