August 2013 Polls

How often do you get eye exams?

Every year or two when my prescription expires. (67.80% - 80 votes)

Only when I have vision problems. (16.95% - 20 votes)

I don’t get eye exams, but I need one. (10.17% - 12 votes)

My vision is fine. I don’t need eye exams. (5.08% - 6 votes)

Voting is Closed

Total Votes: 118

Voting open Sat, Aug 31, 2013 6 a.m. - Mon, Sep 30, 2013 6 a.m.

Do you 'follow' politicians on social media?

Yes, I follow some politicians. It's an unfiltered way to connect to their messages. (15.38% - 24 votes)

No. I use social media, but I don't care to follow politics with it. (33.97% - 53 votes)

Sorry, I am not a social media user. (50.64% - 79 votes)

Voting is Closed

Total Votes: 156

Voting open Mon, Aug 26, 2013 2:30 p.m. - Thu, Sep 26, 2013 10:19 a.m.

We now are learning that even some non-governmental employees (lobbyists) are getting public pensions. I'm thinking...

We should all quit complaining about government pensions. Yes it's a good deal so go get your own. (9.55% - 94 votes)

The crazy way the government hands out taxpayers' dollars for pensions has to stop. Put everyone on a 401(k) like almost everyone in the private sector. (36.59% - 360 votes)

You're dreaming if anyone thinks politicians will correct this problem. They have the same sweet deal they hand out to employees. Welcome to the Twilight Zone. (53.86% - 530 votes)

Voting is Closed

Total Votes: 984

Voting open Mon, Aug 26, 2013 9:33 a.m. - Mon, Sep 23, 2013 6 a.m.

Have you, or would you, run the “Mother of all relays,” Hood to Coast?

Yes. I love Hood to Coast! (11.59% - 8 votes)

I’d like to, but my team can never get in. (7.25% - 5 votes)

Only if there was less running involved. (60.87% - 42 votes)

What’s Hood to Coast? (20.29% - 14 votes)

Voting is Closed

Total Votes: 69

Voting open Sat, Aug 24, 2013 6 a.m. - Tue, Sep 24, 2013 6 a.m.

College Football is almost here. What team will end up with bragging rights around these parts?

Washington State (20.73% - 209 votes)

Washington (18.55% - 187 votes)

Oregon State (9.92% - 100 votes)

Oregon (42.16% - 425 votes)

Other (8.63% - 87 votes)

Voting is Closed

Total Votes: 1,008

Voting open Mon, Aug 19, 2013 9:48 a.m. - Mon, Sep 23, 2013 6 a.m.

What issue would you most like to see county freeholders address?

The number of county commissioners. We need more than three. (25.35% - 36 votes)

An elected county executive. That way, the top bureaucrat answers directly to the people. (28.17% - 40 votes)

Expanded citizen rights of petition and referendum. (33.10% - 47 votes)

None of the above. (13.38% - 19 votes)

Voting is Closed

Total Votes: 142

Voting open Mon, Aug 19, 2013 9 a.m. - Sun, Sep 15, 2013 4:16 p.m.

How often do you wear sunglasses?

Whenever it’s sunny outside. (47.29% - 61 votes)

All the time. Even indoors. (9.30% - 12 votes)

Only when I’m engaged in outdoor activities. (30.23% - 39 votes)

Never. What’s the point? (13.18% - 17 votes)

Voting is Closed

Total Votes: 129

Voting open Sat, Aug 17, 2013 6 a.m. - Tue, Sep 17, 2013 6 a.m.

Did you go to the Clark County Fair this year and if not, why not?

I went to the fair and enjoyed it. (20.78% - 262 votes)

I didn't go to the fair because it was too expensive. (37.75% - 476 votes)

I didn't go to the fair because I'm not interested in it. (34.34% - 433 votes)

Other. (Leave a comment to let us know why.) (7.14% - 90 votes)

Voting is Closed

Total Votes: 1,261

Voting open Mon, Aug 12, 2013 9:42 a.m. - Mon, Aug 26, 2013 6 a.m.

There's talk of demolishing the Steakburger. What would you like to see in its place?

Another miniature golf course or family recreation center like Chuck E. Cheese. (23.18% - 54 votes)

A gas station. There aren't many left along the Hazel Dell strip. (2.58% - 6 votes)

Bring back the Totem Pole restaurant! (19.31% - 45 votes)

None of these choices. (54.94% - 128 votes)

Voting is Closed

Total Votes: 233

Voting open Mon, Aug 12, 2013 9:36 a.m. - Thu, Sep 12, 2013 9:36 a.m.

What’s the toughest part about getting your kids ready to go back to school?

Getting them to bed earlier/up earlier in the morning. (46.67% - 28 votes)

Scheduling visits for health checkups, sports physicals and immunizations. (3.33% - 2 votes)

Calming fears or anxiety about a new school. (5.00% - 3 votes)

Buying all the school supplies and clothes they need. (45.00% - 27 votes)

Voting is Closed

Total Votes: 60

Voting open Sat, Aug 10, 2013 6 a.m. - Tue, Sep 10, 2013 6 a.m.

Which carnival ride experience is more thrilling: higher or faster?

Higher. The thrill you get from being way above the ground makes your body tingle. (14.02% - 15 votes)

Faster. Nothing could be more thrilling than going really fast. (13.08% - 14 votes)

I like both experiences at the same time. (21.50% - 23 votes)

Hey, my idea of thrilling carnival rides ends with the merry-go-round. (51.40% - 55 votes)

Voting is Closed

Total Votes: 107

Voting open Mon, Aug 5, 2013 10:05 a.m. - Thu, Sep 5, 2013 10:05 a.m.

When politicians raise taxes and they're up for reelection my reaction is to...

Vote for them. I understand that we need additional revenue to get things done. (7.44% - 78 votes)

Not vote for them. We all need to figure out how to live without extra money. It's just not there. (55.96% - 587 votes)

Not concentrate on that factor and to look at what else the politician has or has not done. (36.61% - 384 votes)

Voting is Closed

Total Votes: 1,049

Voting open Mon, Aug 5, 2013 9:27 a.m. - Thu, Sep 5, 2013 9:27 a.m.

Will you try healthy food options at the fair?

No way. It’s the fair. Bring on the onion rings and elephant ears. (52.87% - 46 votes)

Maybe, if they look tasty. (20.69% - 18 votes)

Absolutely. I’m always looking for healthier foods. (26.44% - 23 votes)

Voting is Closed

Total Votes: 87

Voting open Sat, Aug 3, 2013 6 a.m. - Tue, Sep 3, 2013 6 a.m.

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