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December 27, 2011
Do you think the fear some have concerning the placement of PCB laden material at the ECDC landfill near East Carbon is justified?
Yes
(66.5%)
No
(27.5%)
Undecided
(6%)
200 total votes
December 13, 2011
As the first caucus’ of the election year nears, if you had a choice between voting for Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich or Barack Obama for President, which would you pick?
Mitt Romney
(53.18%)
Newt Gingrich
(8.99%)
Barack Obama
(37.83%)
267 total votes

November 28, 2011
Based on the story that came out in the Nov. 29 edition of the Sun Advocate about the sanctions on the USU-Eastern basketball team and the NJCAAs decision to vacate all the wins the school had last season as well as keeping them from post season play this year, do you think the NJCAA was fair in the punishment they doled out to the school for recruiting violations?
Seems draconian
(43.84%)
Seems fair
(23.97%)
Seems too lenient
(6.85%)
Unsure
(8.9%)
Don't care
(16.44%)
146 total votes
November 14, 2011
At present 3.5 percent of the land that the Bureau of Land Management handles is designated as wilderness. Do you think this is too much wilderness, too little wilderness or that the amount is just about right?
Too much
(57.24%)
Too little
(27.59%)
Just about right
(11.72%)
Uncertain
(2.76%)
Don't care
(0.69%)
145 total votes

October 24, 2011
The county is planning to build a new county center to replace the old county courthouse. The plans call for building it on about 600 East and 100 North (in Price) in a field that is now empty. Do you agree with this spot or would you like to see it built where the old one now stands, near the Fairgrounds where other money has been invested or somewhere else out in the county?
Planned site
(36.36%)
Fairgrounds area
(15.81%)
Where present one stands
(33.6%)
Out in county
(3.16%)
Unsure
(1.19%)
Don't care
(9.88%)
253 total votes
October 17, 2011
Is the religion of a candidate running for any kind of public office an issue when you vote in that election?
Always
(9.9%)
Depends on the religion
(36.63%)
No
(46.53%)
Don't care
(6.93%)
101 total votes

September 26, 2011
How do you feel about the proposal that some state legislators have to make the entire state a special service district or to levy some kind of tax on the whole state to pay for the Lake Powell/St. George pipeline?
Totally opposed to it
(89.1%)
Depends on how it's set up
(5.21%)
Like the idea
(1.9%)
I don't know
(1.9%)
I don't care
(1.9%)
211 total votes
September 12, 2011
If you are presently employed, are you concerned about the stability of your present job?
Very concerned
(33.66%)
Somewhat concerned
(27.72%)
I feel fairly secure
(19.8%)
I am not worried at all
(15.84%)
Don't know
(2.97%)
101 total votes

August 29, 2011
What kind of a job do you think the public schools in Utah are doing in educating students K-12?
Excellent
(3.85%)
Good
(24.36%)
Fair
(28.21%)
Poor
(39.1%)
Not sure
(2.56%)
Don't care
(1.92%)
156 total votes
August 15, 2011
While it is early in the presidential race, which of the currently declared Republican candidates would you select to the be the Republican nominee to run in 2012?
Michele Bachmann
(4.4%)
Rick Perry
(8.31%)
Ron Paul
(16.14%)
Rick Santorum
(0.24%)
Herman Cain
(1.96%)
Mitt Romney
(29.83%)
Newt Gingrich
(1.47%)
Jon Huntsman
(17.36%)
Thaddeus McCotter
(0%)
None of the above
(20.29%)
409 total votes

August 3, 2011
It has now been slightly more than a year since the merger between CEU and USU took place. At this point in time, what do you think the outlook for the school's future is?
Excellent
(30%)
Good
(27.78%)
Fair
(12.22%)
Poor
(18.89%)
No opinion
(11.11%)
90 total votes
July 18, 2011
Do you think it will matter if Congress doesn’t come to a resolution on the debt ceiling before August 2 and the United States government goes into default?
It would be a disaster
(52.85%)
Nothing would change
(27.76%)
It would be good thing
(15.97%)
No opinion or don't know
(3.42%)
263 total votes

July 1, 2011
Do you think that feral cats and loose dogs pose a real problem in the county and cities of Carbon County?
Yes
(58.42%)
No
(24.75%)
Sometimes
(14.36%)
Don't know
(2.48%)
202 total votes
July 1, 2011
How important are user comments on a news site?
Very. They add greatly to the story.
(34.3%)
Somewhat, depending on the comments.
(22.06%)
Not very. Comments are often unrelated or uncivilized.
(35.02%)
Not certain.
(8.62%)
2484 total votes

June 20, 2011
Each weekend in Carbon County there seems to be at least one charity holding some kind of benefit, event or golf tournament. Sometimes there are multiple events at once. Do you find yourself getting tired of being asked to donate time and/or money to help with these causes?
I try to give to as many as I can
(22.81%)
I support some (I pick and choose)
(59.65%)
I wish they would leave me alone
(14.91%)
No opinion
(2.63%)
114 total votes
June 6, 2011
Where do you consider yourself and your views located within the political spectrum?
Far left
(1.99%)
Liberal
(14.57%)
Left of Center
(7.28%)
Moderate
(21.19%)
Right of Center
(11.92%)
Conservative
(39.74%)
Ultra Conservative
(3.31%)
151 total votes

May 23, 2011
If you are staying in town for the Memorial Day weekend, was that decision made because of the high cost of gas?
Yes
(43.48%)
No
(23.91%)
Partially
(7.61%)
Wasn't leaving town anyway
(23.91%)
Don't know, don't care
(1.09%)
92 total votes
May 9, 2011
Do you think the decision to not release the photos of Osama Bin Laden after he was killed was a good one or one the President should reconsider?
Good decision
(61.99%)
Should reconsider
(15.2%)
Bad decision
(14.04%)
Don't know or don't care
(8.77%)
171 total votes

April 25, 2011
Do you you think the national deficit that Congress has been struggling with can be better solved by increasing taxes or by cutting spending?
Increasing taxes
(9.32%)
Cutting spending
(46.61%)
Combination of both
(42.37%)
Don't know or don't care
(1.69%)
118 total votes
April 18, 2011
Do you plan on leaving town for the Easter weekend?
Yes
(13.64%)
No
(80.3%)
Maybe
(4.55%)
Don't care
(1.52%)
66 total votes

March 28, 2011
Do you think the way the legislature draws up congressional districts as well as state legislative districts every 10 years should be changed from the legislators doing it themselves to having an independent commission doing it?
Yes
(75.89%)
No
(15.18%)
Don't know
(3.57%)
Don't care
(5.36%)
112 total votes
March 9, 2011
Do you think the passage of HB 477 by the legislature (changing many of the provisions of the Government Record Access Management Act) was a good move?
Yes
(6.94%)
No
(83.8%)
What is HB 477?
(6.94%)
Don't care
(2.31%)
216 total votes

February 28, 2011
Do you think students that are not passing their core classes in high school should be pulled out of elective classes to put more time into the core?
Yes
(72.58%)
No
(13.71%)
Depends on classes involved
(12.9%)
Unsure
(0%)
Don't care
(0.81%)
124 total votes
February 7, 2011
Do you think the bill that named a “state gun” for the state of Utah was a good piece of legislation?
Yes
(28.88%)
No
(59.89%)
Don't care
(8.56%)
Don't know
(2.67%)
187 total votes

January 24, 2011
Each year certain members of the state legislature file "message bills" (ones meant to comment on federal laws, social issues of the day, etc.) during the session and the body spends a good deal of time debating those bills. Do you think this is a good practice or is it a waste of time?
Good practice
(7.69%)
Waste of time
(62.5%)
Depends on the circumstances
(24.04%)
Don't know
(2.88%)
Don't care
(2.88%)
104 total votes
January 10, 2011
State law allows counties to select the kind of legislative body they have to govern themselves. Some counties have gone from a three person full time commission to a a part time five or seven person county council with a mayor in charge. Do you think this would be a good concept for Carbon County to explore?
Yes
(47.11%)
No
(39.67%)
Don't know
(4.96%)
Don't care
(8.26%)
121 total votes


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