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

Do you believe a public inquiry is needed into the Ashley Smith case? Smith, who spent part of her childhood on Prince Edward Island, died at age 19 at a prison in Kitchener, Ont., after wrapping a strip of cloth around her neck and strangling herself. Guards who were standing watch outside her cell did not step in. They’ve said they were instructed not to intervene unless Smith stopped breathing.

  • 80% Yes
  • 19% No

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What do you think of the Atlantic Lottery Corporation's (ALC) decision to hand out $73,000 in concert tickets to politicians and MLAs?


Do you think the Island school system has addressed your concerns following the bomb threats, which caused the evacuation of schools?


Are you going to vote in the electoral reform plebiscite?


What do you think about the PC party's decision to hold its leadership convention in the fall of 2017?


Should schools do more to make sure students eat healthy meals?

Recent survey

Who do you think will win the U.S. presidential election?

  • 25% Donald Trump
  • 75% Hillary Clinton

Should sports teams be required to have politically correct names?

  • 31% Yes
  • 69% No

How old is too old to go trick or treating?

  • 7% Age 10-12
  • 25% Age 13-14
  • 38% Age 15-18
  • 30% You are never too old!

How do you interpret the results of the Summerside-Wilmot byelection?

  • 28% A sign of Liberal strength.
  • 39% A sign of Progressive Conservative weakness.
  • 20% A sign of the Green party stealing opposition votes.
  • 13% A sign of the NDP party continuing to collapse.

Should mobile canteens be given a two-month extension?

  • 13% Yes, as long as it's outside the city core.
  • 82% Yes, there shouldn't be any restrictions on any mobile canteens
  • 5% No

Did you take part in the P.E.I. Marathon?

  • 9% Yes, I ran it or one of the smaller events.
  • 4% Yes, I volunteered or cheered on participants.
  • 56% No, I didn't take part.
  • 31% No, I didn't and I was annoyed by the road closures.

Which option for the upcoming vote on electoral reform do you prefer for P.E.I.?

  • 43% First Past the Post (present system)
  • 27% Mixed Member Proportional
  • 4% First Past the Post Plus Leaders
  • 16% Dual Member Proportional
  • 10% Preferential Voting

Do you think P.E.I. will be hit by a hurricane this season?

  • 13% Yes, a full fledged one.
  • 45% Yes, but just by the tail end of one.
  • 42% No

In light of the miscalculation of the recent storm, do you have any faith in weather forecasts?

  • 23% Yes
  • 36% Some
  • 41% No

What is your reaction to the release of the Trump Tapes?

  • 14% It shouldn't make a difference to the election.
  • 61% He should be removed as the Republican candidate.
  • 25% I don't care.