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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

On. Dec. 30 and 31, The Guardian will be naming our Newsmaker and News Story of the Year for 2013. This is a chance to have your say. Who do you believe should be named The Guardian’s 2013 Newsmaker of the year?

  • 8% Mark Campbell, harness racing driver
  • 12% Olive Crane, Independent MLA
  • 47% Senator Mike Duffy
  • 2% Premier Robert Ghiz
  • 7% Lobster Fishermen
  • 1% PC Leader Steven Myers
  • 1% Matilda Ramjattan, Lennox Island chief
  • 12% NDP Leader Mike Redmond
  • 2% Fisheries Minister Gail Shea
  • 8% Finance Minister Wes Sheridan

Recent survey

Which summer concert festival will you be attending this summer?

  • 7% Canada Day Concert Festival
  • 6% Cavendish Beach Music Festival
  • 3% Founder's Week Festival featuring Shania Twain
  • 3% All of them
  • 81% None of them

On a scale from 1 to 5, with 1 being the lowest, how would you rate the provincial budget brought down on Wednesday by Finance Minister Wes Sheridan?

  • 62% 1
  • 16% 2
  • 9% 3
  • 5% 4
  • 8% 5

Do you think the remaining professional development days for this school year at Island schools should be eliminated to make up for time lost due to school closures for storm days?

  • 70% Yes
  • 30% No

Do you plan to attend any of the East Coast Music Week events?

  • 13% Yes
  • 87% No

Will you play a prank on someone for April Fool's Day?

  • 21% Yes
  • 79% No

The Charlottetown Islanders first Quebec Major Junior Hockey League season came to an end Thursday night. How would you rate the first year under the new ownership?

  • 33% Disappointed with the on-ice results, but like the direction the team is heading.
  • 31% Another losing season, it seems like we’ve been rebuilding for a long time.
  • 36% I don’t follow the team.

On a scale from 1 to 5, with 1 being the worst and 5 the best, how would you rate the winter of 2013-2014 on P.E.I.?

  • 35% 1
  • 19% 2
  • 17% 3
  • 11% 4
  • 18% 5

Lawrence MacAulay is now the longest serving federal politician in Island history, serving 25 years, three months and 29 days. Should there be a limit on how many terms a politician can serve?

  • 55% Yes
  • 45% No

A Charlottetown convenience store has posted a sign advising people wearing hooded sweatshirts to take their hoods down before entering the store. Do you think this is fair?

  • 89% Yes. Hoodies seem to be the disguise used during robberies lately and hopefully this will help deter would-be criminals.
  • 11% No. This isn't fair to customers, not everyone wearing a hoodie is a criminal.

Should our two Island athletes, Billy Bridges and Mark Arendz, who both came home with medals from the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, be awarded the Order of P.E.I.?

  • 35% Yes, Premier Ghiz should give them medals just like he did Heather Moyse.
  • 40% Yes, but proper procedure should be followed.
  • 25% No