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How honed are your food-handling techniques?

Great. I’ve taken a food safety class and follow guidelines. (0.00% - 0 votes)

So-so. I know the important stuff. (0.00% - 0 votes)

Not so good. I shouldn’t be left alone in the kitchen. (0.00% - 0 votes)

Well, I haven’t made anyone sick yet. (0.00% - 0 votes)

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Total Votes: 0

Voting open Sat, May 23, 2015 6 a.m. - Tue, Jun 23, 2015 6 a.m.

Who should be the Week 8 spring sports athlete of the week?

Colton Arends, La Center soccer (19.70% - 155 votes)

Lindsay MacNeil, Columbia River softball (25.16% - 198 votes)

Avery Schmidt, Skyview baseball (43.96% - 346 votes)

Michael Schmidt, Prairie track and field (1.14% - 9 votes)

Faith Udy, Woodland golf (10.04% - 79 votes)

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Total Votes: 787

Voting open Tue, May 19, 2015 11:32 a.m. - Thu, May 21, 2015 8 p.m.

After reading The Columbian's series on how the Port of Vancouver does business, what do you think should happen?

Nothing. No big deal. We should simply accept that this is the way government does its work. (12.97% - 114 votes)

All the port commissioners and the port's CEO Todd Coleman should issue public apologies. (5.12% - 45 votes)

All the port commissioners and the port's CEO Todd Coleman should resign. (81.91% - 720 votes)

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Total Votes: 879

Voting open Mon, May 18, 2015 11:33 a.m. - Mon, Jun 22, 2015 6 a.m.

The FDA is poised to lift the blood donation ban on gay men, allowing donors who have not had sex with another man in the prior 12 months. Do you support the change?

Yes, as long as there’s a 12-month deferral. (6.52% - 3 votes)

Yes, but there shouldn’t be a special deferral period. (41.30% - 19 votes)

No, the deferral period should be longer. (4.35% - 2 votes)

No, the ban should continue. (47.83% - 22 votes)

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Total Votes: 46

Voting open Sat, May 16, 2015 6 a.m. - Tue, Jun 16, 2015 6 a.m.

NFL QB Tom Brady was suspended four games without pay because of "Deflategate." What do you think of the punishment?

Too tough. (11.25% - 114 votes)

Not tough enough. (65.94% - 668 votes)

Just about right. (22.80% - 231 votes)

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Total Votes: 1,013

Voting open Mon, May 11, 2015 3:13 p.m. - Mon, Jun 15, 2015 6 a.m.

How much exercise do you get each day?

Less than an hour. (23.29% - 17 votes)

About an hour. (34.25% - 25 votes)

More than an hour. (30.14% - 22 votes)

Does watching exercise on TV count? (12.33% - 9 votes)

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Total Votes: 73

Voting open Mon, May 11, 2015 10:35 a.m. - Mon, Jun 15, 2015 6 a.m.

Who should be the Week 7 spring sports athlete of the week?

Mauro Gonzalez, Washougal soccer (2.34% - 32 votes)

Mike Spellacy, Battle Ground baseball (45.00% - 616 votes)

Taylor Ramey, Prairie softball (48.14% - 659 votes)

Bridget Standard, Fort Vancouver golf (1.53% - 21 votes)

Eli Whitmire, Woodland track and field (2.99% - 41 votes)

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Total Votes: 1,369

Voting open Mon, May 11, 2015 9:09 a.m. - Thu, May 14, 2015 8 p.m.

Do you crack your knuckles?

Yes, all the time. (36.84% - 14 votes)

Sometimes. (31.58% - 12 votes)

No way. I don’t want arthritis. (31.58% - 12 votes)

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Total Votes: 38

Voting open Sat, May 9, 2015 6 a.m. - Tue, Jun 9, 2015 6 a.m.

Some local teachers are considering striking for one day this month to protest -- among other things -- low pay. Do you agree with them striking?

Yes. (48.44% - 715 votes)

No. (48.58% - 717 votes)

No opinion at this time. (2.98% - 44 votes)

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Total Votes: 1,476

Voting open Mon, May 4, 2015 9:41 a.m. - Mon, Jun 8, 2015 6 a.m.

Who should be the Week 6 spring sports athlete of the week?

Taylor Easterly, Columbia River baseball (14.28% - 201 votes)

Abby England, La Center softball (31.39% - 442 votes)

Emma Jenkins, Camas girls track and field (16.26% - 229 votes)

Lexington Reese, Mountain View boys track and field (3.62% - 51 votes)

Reilly Whitlock, Union golf (34.45% - 485 votes)

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Total Votes: 1,408

Voting open Mon, May 4, 2015 6 a.m. - Thu, May 7, 2015 8 p.m.

Would you undergo laser tattoo removal?

Yes. I have tattoos I don’t like. (10.00% - 3 votes)

Yes. I have radiation tattoos I want removed. (0.00% - 0 votes)

No. I don’t want any tattoos removed. (30.00% - 9 votes)

I don’t have tattoos. (60.00% - 18 votes)

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Total Votes: 30

Voting open Sat, May 2, 2015 6 a.m. - Tue, Jun 2, 2015 6 a.m.

Who should be the Week 5 spring sports athlete of the week?

Maleyah Burns, Union softball (35.23% - 359 votes)

Kobey Eaton, Evergreen boys track and field (7.75% - 79 votes)

Madison Lord, Skyview girls track and field (9.03% - 92 votes)

Mitchell Pinney, Hockinson boys soccer (7.46% - 76 votes)

Jackson Wagner, Heritage baseball (40.53% - 413 votes)

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Total Votes: 1,019

Voting open Mon, Apr 27, 2015 10:37 a.m. - Thu, Apr 30, 2015 8 p.m.

It's early but after Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt opts not to run for re-election, who would you like to see as mayor?

Councilor Jack Burkman (26.53% - 208 votes)

Councilor Alishia Topper (21.43% - 168 votes)

Councilor Larry Smith (5.99% - 47 votes)

Someone not presently on the council. (46.05% - 361 votes)

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Total Votes: 784

Voting open Mon, Apr 27, 2015 9:58 a.m. - Mon, Jun 22, 2015 6 a.m.

Have you ever had surgery?

Yes, medically necessary surgery. (80.60% - 54 votes)

Yes, elective surgery. (4.48% - 3 votes)

Yes, oral surgery. (7.46% - 5 votes)

Nope. No surgery for me. (7.46% - 5 votes)

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Total Votes: 67

Voting open Sat, Apr 25, 2015 6 a.m. - Mon, May 25, 2015 6 a.m.

Who is best suited to become county council chair?

David Madore (11.09% - 118 votes)

Tom Mielke (2.91% - 31 votes)

Marc Boldt (27.26% - 290 votes)

Someone else please. (58.74% - 625 votes)

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Total Votes: 1,064

Voting open Mon, Apr 20, 2015 10:29 a.m. - Mon, May 18, 2015 6 a.m.

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