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December 24, 2012
People are now getting ready to proclaim their New Year resolutions. Do you think that setting those resolutions do any good or do you think that they are a waste of time?
They are effective
(4.42%)
They work sometimes
(47.91%)
They never work
(26.28%)
Don't know
(0.7%)
Don't care
(20.7%)
430 total votes
December 10, 2012
As the fiscal cliff approaches do you think that solving the problem should come from higher taxes on the rich, higher taxes overall, spending cuts, or a combination of spending cuts and higher taxes?
Higher taxes on rich
(32.42%)
Higher taxes overall
(2.73%)
Spending cuts
(32.58%)
Combination of all
(30.02%)
Don't know
(0.48%)
Don't care
(1.77%)
623 total votes

December 4, 2012
The Carbon Board of Education has been holding meetings on the future of Helper Junior High. What do you think they should do?
Spend the money to remodel the present structure
(21.79%)
Build a new building
(29.49%)
Close it and move students to Mont Harmon
(47.44%)
Don’t know or unsure
(1.28%)
Don't care
(0%)
78 total votes
November 12, 2012
How do you feel about this years general election as a whole?
I am very happy
(25.81%)
I am somewhat happy
(7.92%)
Things didn't change for me
(7.33%)
I am unhappy
(30.21%)
It was a complete bust
(28.74%)
341 total votes

October 29, 2012
Do you feel your vote will count when it comes to national (Presidential and Congressional) candidates in the upcoming election?
Yes
(31.71%)
No
(60.98%)
Don't care
(2.44%)
Don't know
(4.88%)
41 total votes
October 10, 2012
Where do you consider yourself on the political spectrum - right (conservative) vs. left (liberal)?
Far right
(8.9%)
Right
(34.72%)
Moderate
(23.74%)
Left
(12.46%)
Far Left
(7.72%)
Depends on the issue
(10.09%)
Not sure
(2.37%)
337 total votes

September 17, 2012
Riots have been taking place around the world in the last week over the depiction of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed in a film produced in the United States. How can the U.S. deal with this kind of problem in the future?
It is a free speech issue so nothing should be done
(71.12%)
A law should be passed banning the negative depictions of religions or religious figures in all mediums
(8.56%)
The film industry should police itself
(14.97%)
Unsure
(2.14%)
Don't care / No opinion
(3.21%)
187 total votes
September 10, 2012
Other than groceries, do you shop more locally (Carbon/Emery), over the mountain, or online?
Locally (Carbon/Emery)
(31.17%)
Over the Mountain
(19.48%)
Online / Internet
(22.08%)
All about the same
(18.18%)
None of the above
(9.09%)
77 total votes

August 27, 2012
Are you planning on going out of town over the Labor Day weekend?
Yes, for one day
(7.45%)
Yes, for two days
(5.32%)
Yes, for three or more days
(18.09%)
No
(60.64%)
Don't know
(8.51%)
94 total votes
August 7, 2012
So you think the hype about the Summer Olympics and what it really means in the world is over the top?
Yes
(38.06%)
No, they are important
(45.16%)
Unsure
(3.23%)
Don't care
(13.55%)
155 total votes

July 23, 2012
Do you think the Price City council made the right decision to only allow fireworks on July 4 and July 24 at the Durrant property on what is part of the USU Eastern Campus?
Yes
(72.5%)
No, the city council should have provided more places
(10.63%)
No, the city council shouldn't have enacted any ban
(6.25%)
Unsure
(0.63%)
Don't care
(10%)
160 total votes
June 25, 2012
Do you think the unified fire district that is being proposed by the county to gain funding for the individual fire departments is a good idea?
Yes, it is a good idea
(56.06%)
No, it is a bad idea
(18.94%)
Undecided or unsure
(15.91%)
No opinion
(9.09%)
132 total votes

June 4, 2012
With the dry conditions, the driest winter on record this past year and above average temperatures do you think all open fires, inlcuding campfires, should be banned for the summer and into the early fall as long as conditions persist?
Yes
(59.51%)
No
(9.51%)
Depends on facility/location
(27.72%)
Uncertain
(0.27%)
No opinion
(2.99%)
368 total votes
May 21, 2012
Do you think Carbon County should spend the funds to build a public recreation center for the populace?
Yes
(56.42%)
No
(39.11%)
Don't know
(1.68%)
Don't care
(1.68%)
No opinion
(1.12%)
179 total votes

May 7, 2012
Do you think there should be more wilderness designated on federal lands, less wilderness designated or do you think that what is already designated is just right?
More wilderness
(25.49%)
Less wilderness
(56.21%)
Just right as-is
(14.38%)
Don't know
(1.31%)
Don't care
(2.61%)
153 total votes
April 23, 2012
Do you think the political parties in Utah should do away with the caucus and convention systems and go to a straight open primary to decide who should run for each party (in all contended offices) in election years?
Yes
(88.06%)
No
(7.46%)
Uncertain
(1.49%)
No opinion
(2.99%)
134 total votes

April 3, 2012
Do you think that the wealth a presidential candidate has accumulated in their lives prevents him or her from making good decisions when it comes to understanding the situation average people in America face on a daily basis?
Yes
(45.16%)
No
(35.94%)
Depends on background
(17.97%)
Don't know
(0.92%)
217 total votes
March 19, 2012
This past weekend, the Republican caucus was held in Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory. Comments were made by one of the candidates about that people in a state should have to all speak English before they can be admitted as a state. Do you think this should be the law?
Yes
(58.99%)
No
(37.33%)
Don't know
(0.46%)
Don't care
(3.23%)
217 total votes

March 13, 2012
Do you think the bill passed by the legislature concerning not teaching anything but abstinence in schools, and doing away with all other sex education is a good idea?
Yes
(18.64%)
No
(78.81%)
Don't know
(2.54%)
Don't care
(0%)
118 total votes
February 28, 2012
Do you think the bills the legislature are presently considering to wrestle control of lands belonging to the federal government and give them to the state are good measures, or are they indefensible laws which will just cost the state a lot of money to defend?
Don't care
(3.13%)
Other or unsure
(4.69%)
Indefensible and costly to defend
(53.13%)
Good measures
(39.06%)
192 total votes

February 13, 2012
What season of the year do you like the most?
Spring
(26.46%)
Summer
(29.1%)
Fall
(31.22%)
Winter
(2.12%)
I like them all
(10.05%)
No opinion
(1.06%)
189 total votes
January 30, 2012
How do you feel about the way the Utah Legislature usually conducts business from year to year?
Very good
(2.56%)
Good
(7.69%)
Fair
(17.95%)
Poor
(67.52%)
Uncertain
(1.71%)
No opinion
(2.56%)
117 total votes

January 16, 2012
How concerned are you about the lack of snow in the mountains and the apparent drought situation the area might be in if more moisture doesn’t show up in the area in the next three months?
Very concerned
(52.73%)
Slightly concerned
(23.64%)
Not very concerned
(8.48%)
Not worried at all
(8.48%)
Don't know much about it
(0%)
Don't really care
(6.67%)
165 total votes

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