Our previous surveys results

Question for May 18, 2017: Tolls on Connecticut highways?
 
Only if the toll money is actually used for infrastructure repairs 49 (45 %)
Bad idea 32 (29 %)
Good idea 29 (26 %)
Question for Mar 21, 2017: Two Connecticut legislators have introduced a bill to put the state on Daylight Saving Time all year. Your thoughts?
 
That's a great idea 17 (38 %)
We should be on standard time all year 12 (27 %)
That's a terrible idea 11 (24 %)
Only if all the other Northeast states do it, too 5 (11 %)
Question for Feb 3, 2017: Your preference for winter weather in Connecticut:
 
Warm 32 (52 %)
Snow 25 (40 %)
Cold 3 (5 %)
Rain 2 (3 %)
Question for Sep 22, 2016: Favorite season?
 
Fall 55 (42 %)
Summer 33 (25 %)
Spring 31 (24 %)
Winter 11 (8 %)
Question for Aug 28, 2016: Have you ever taken a cruise?
 
No 14 (45 %)
Yes 10 (32 %)
Yes, but not recently 7 (23 %)
Question for Jul 11, 2016: Have you ever searched your name on Google?
 
Yes 26 (76 %)
No 7 (21 %)
What's Google? 1 (3 %)
Question for Jul 1, 2016: Will you attend the 31st annual WILI July 4th "Boom Box Parade?"
 
Yes--as a spectator 20 (50 %)
Yes--as a marcher/walker 10 (25 %)
Yes--with a float or mobile unit 6 (15 %)
No 4 (10 %)
Question for Jun 20, 2016: Where will you spend your summer vacation?
 
I don't have a vacation 6 (43 %)
Beach 2 (14 %)
Mountains 2 (14 %)
Driving 2 (14 %)
None of the above 2 (14 %)
Flying 0 (0 %)
Question for Jun 1, 2016: Should they have killed Harambe the gorilla after he dragged a 4 year old boy at the Cincinnati Zoo?
 
Yes 11 (69 %)
No 5 (31 %)
Question for Mar 22, 2016: Will you vote in the 2016 Presidential election?
 
Yes 77 (93 %)
No 6 (7 %)
Question for Feb 23, 2016: Do you use Uber?
 
No 28 (70 %)
Yes 12 (30 %)
Question for Jan 25, 2016: Will you jump into the Natchaug River on February 6 as part of the Plunge For Hunger to benefit the Covenant Soup Kitchen?
 
No 10 (48 %)
No, but I'll be there to watch and support a good cause 6 (29 %)
Yes 5 (24 %)
Question for Jan 12, 2016: How far will the New England Patriots go in the 2016 post season?
 
Win first game, lose AFC title game 10 (32 %)
Lose first game 8 (26 %)
Win Super Bowl 8 (26 %)
Lose Super Bowl 5 (16 %)
Question for Dec 15, 2015: Wintertime: Would you rather have a warm cloudy day or a cold, sunny day?
 
Warm and cloudy 20 (61 %)
Cold and sunny 13 (39 %)
Question for Nov 22, 2015: Should Governors and Senators be allowed to draw their full pay while they are out job hunting...running for president?
 
No 39 (83 %)
Yes 8 (17 %)
Question for Sep 11, 2015: Do you favor turning the Tin Sin lot in Willimantic into a formal parking lot?
 
No 35 (55 %)
Yes 29 (45 %)
Question for Aug 27, 2015: Are you happy with your town's school bus routes?
 
Yes 9 (56 %)
No 7 (44 %)
Question for Jul 17, 2015: Is Connecticut business friendly?
 
No 18 (62 %)
Yes 11 (38 %)
Question for Jul 1, 2015: Is the cost of Connecticut public higher education, (UCONN $25,000/year, ECSU $10,000/year) too high?
 
Yes 29 (85 %)
No 5 (15 %)
Question for Apr 28, 2015: Do you agree with the WRTD fare increase?
 
Yes 30 (68 %)
No 14 (32 %)
Question for Dec 1, 2014: Do you agree with the Town of Windham’s new initiative to enforce parking restrictions in most downtown public parking lots?
 
No 252 (74 %)
Yes 88 (26 %)
Question for Oct 18, 2014: Are you concerned the recent Ebola outbreak will spread to Eastern Connecticut?
 
No 68 (67 %)
Yes 33 (33 %)
Question for Sep 29, 2014: Are you better off financially now than you were in 2008?
 
yes 31 (61 %)
no 20 (39 %)
Question for Jul 24, 2014: Do you support plans to renovate Windham High School?
 
yes 48 (62 %)
no 29 (38 %)
Question for Jul 10, 2014: Do you plan to vote in favor of Windham's 43.7-million dollar education budget despite the lack of any reduction following its last rejection?
 
yes 7 (58 %)
no 5 (42 %)
Question for May 15, 2014: Should the town of Windham move foward with a 90-million dollar renovation plan for Windham High School with the state paying 79-percent of the cost?
 
no 87 (50 %)
yes 86 (50 %)
Question for May 9, 2014: Will you vote in favor of Windham's education budget?
 
no 7 (70 %)
yes 3 (30 %)
Question for Mar 18, 2014: Do you support or oppose legislation that would allow doctors to prescribe medication to terminally ill patients who want to end their lives?
 
I support the plan 47 (67 %)
I oppose the plan 23 (33 %)
Question for Feb 26, 2014: Should there be a national holiday for opening day of baseball season?
 
no 40 (85 %)
yes 7 (15 %)
Question for Feb 12, 2014: Do you believe the Windham Villages need paid police protection?
 
yes 14 (56 %)
no 11 (44 %)
Question for Dec 10, 2013: Did you get a flu shot this fall?
 
Yes 86 (59 %)
No 28 (19 %)
I never get flu shots 26 (18 %)
Not yet but I will 5 (3 %)
Question for Oct 28, 2013: How would you rate this year's fall foliage in Eastern Connecticut?
 
Sub-par 14 (29 %)
Very good 12 (25 %)
Good 12 (25 %)
About average 10 (21 %)
Question for Oct 1, 2013: Has the partial US government shutdown had any affect on you?
 
No 16 (55 %)
Not yet 7 (24 %)
Yes 6 (21 %)
Question for Jul 1, 2013: Is Connecticut's additional four-cent per gallon gas tax the right way to raise the $60 million dollars the state needs?
 
No--because it will not be used for roads and bridges 82 (45 %)
No--it unfairly taxes people who drive more 49 (27 %)
Yes--But only if the money goes to pay for roads and bridges 32 (17 %)
Yes--I'm OK with this new tax 20 (11 %)
Question for Jun 12, 2013: Do you approve or disapprove of the NSA collecting private citizens telephone and internet records?
 
Disapprove 72 (72 %)
Approve 28 (28 %)
Question for Apr 22, 2013: Has the Windham Town Manager-Council system been an improvement over the former Selectmen form of government?
 
Yes 32 (71 %)
No 13 (29 %)
Question for Mar 22, 2013: Do you support Governor Malloy's proposal to eliminate the car tax?
 
no 33 (65 %)
yes 18 (35 %)
Question for Feb 25, 2013: Do support restoring toll booths on state highways to generate revenue for road and bridge repairs?
 
yes, but only if the money is dedicated to road and bridge repairs 46 (52 %)
no 28 (32 %)
yes 14 (16 %)
Question for Feb 4, 2013: Do you think police are agressive enough with enforcing Connecticut's law banning the use of hand held cell phones while driving?
 
no 59 (91 %)
yes 6 (9 %)
Question for Jan 10, 2013: Do you favor tougher gun laws in Connecticut?
 
yes 108 (77 %)
no 32 (23 %)
Question for Dec 28, 2012: Do you plan to set a New Year's resolution for 2013?
 
no 26 (67 %)
yes 13 (33 %)
Question for Dec 19, 2012: Should assault style weapons be banned in the U.S. ?
 
yes 28 (88 %)
no 4 (13 %)
Question for Nov 30, 2012: Do you agree with calls to raise taxes on the wealthiest individuals as the country tries to avoid falling off the "fiscal cliff" ?
 
yes 37 (74 %)
no 13 (26 %)
Question for Nov 2, 2012: How would you rate the effort to prepare and respond to hurricane Sandy by Connecticut utilities?
 
good 22 (43 %)
excellent 12 (24 %)
fair 10 (20 %)
poor 7 (14 %)
Question for Oct 16, 2012: Do you support bonding another two-million dollars for Windham's magnet school project?
 
no 33 (72 %)
yes 13 (28 %)
Question for Sep 25, 2012: Should the United States take a tougher stance against the attacks on U.S. Embassies around the world?
 
yes 27 (87 %)
no 4 (13 %)
Question for Sep 7, 2012: Did the recent national political conventions provide you with any new information about the presidential candidates as we head toward election day?
 
no 13 (52 %)
The upcoming debates will provide the information voters need to make a choice 10 (40 %)
yes 2 (8 %)
Question for Aug 17, 2012: Should federal politicians focus more on the issues and stop the constant bickering?
 
yes, solutions are much better than name-calling 29 (83 %)
Hey, thats politics! 6 (17 %)
No, it allows them to expose an opponents weakness 0 (0 %)
Question for Aug 7, 2012: Should it be illegal to possess an assault weapon like an AK-47?
 
Yes 36 (69 %)
No 16 (31 %)
Question for Jul 3, 2012: Do you support the Affordable Care Act approved in 2010, or do you want to see it repealed?
 
I support it 77 (62 %)
I want it repealed 47 (38 %)
Question for Jun 26, 2012: Do you plan on attending the July 4th Boom Box parade in Willimantic?
 
yes 73 (65 %)
no 40 (35 %)
Question for Jun 4, 2012: Will the economy be a top consideration when you vote to elect a president in November?
 
yes 28 (90 %)
no 3 (10 %)
Question for May 8, 2012: Do you agree with the decision by state lawmakers to abolish Connecticut's death penalty?
 
no 46 (61 %)
yes 30 (39 %)
Question for Apr 17, 2012: Will you vote for or against Windham's education budget proposal?
 
I will oppose the school budget 23 (72 %)
I will support the school budget 9 (28 %)
Question for Apr 3, 2012: Should the town of Windham take ownership of Windham Mills site #4 and develop it?
 
no 13 (52 %)
yes 12 (48 %)
Question for Mar 27, 2012: Do you think the government should be able to force you to purchase health insurance?
 
no, it violates my constitutional rights 14 (74 %)
yes, people will benefit from seeing a doctor on a regular basis. 5 (26 %)
Question for Mar 20, 2012: Do you support Sunday alcohol sales in Connecticut?
 
yes 12 (57 %)
no 9 (43 %)
Question for Feb 20, 2012: Almost all Connecticut towns with a town manager have no board of finance. Should the Windham Charter Revision Commission propose:
 
Eliminating the board of finance 8 (57 %)
Keeping the board of finance as it is 6 (43 %)
Limiting the power of the board to make only bottom line changes to town budgets 0 (0 %)
Question for Jan 19, 2012: Should Windham town and education budgets be voted on as a package when they go to referendum?
 
No 20 (44 %)
Yes 16 (36 %)
It still wouldn't pass 9 (20 %)
Question for Nov 29, 2011: Do you think Windham schools have made progress since the state appointed a special master to oversee the district?
 
yes 36 (38 %)
no 32 (34 %)
more time is needed to see progress 26 (28 %)
Question for Oct 21, 2011: Do you plan to use alternative heating sources in your home this winter such as woodstoves or electric heaters to offset your fuel bill?
 
yes 40 (57 %)
no 30 (43 %)
Question for Oct 5, 2011: Do you think Social Security will be available by the time you are ready to retire?
 
yes 15 (60 %)
no 10 (40 %)
Question for Sep 21, 2011: Will you vote in favor of Windham's education budget on September 27th?
 
no 5 (83 %)
yes 1 (17 %)
Question for Sep 9, 2011: Did this weeks heavy rain cause basement flooding in your home ?
 
no 11 (61 %)
yes 6 (33 %)
I'm still bailing out from Tropical Storm Irene ! 1 (6 %)
Question for Aug 30, 2011: Did you lose power during Tropical storm Irene?
 
yes 33 (77 %)
no 10 (23 %)
Question for Aug 22, 2011: Do you plan to take advantage of Connecticut's tax free week and shop for clothing items?
 
Question for Aug 22, 2011: Do you plan to take advantage of Connecticut's tax free week and shop for clothing items?
 
no 10 (42 %)
yes 8 (33 %)
it doesn't matter to me 6 (25 %)
Question for Jul 29, 2011: Are you having difficulty saving enough money to pay your local property taxes????/
 
Question for Jul 29, 2011: Are you having difficulty saving enough money to pay your local property taxes?
 
yes 42 (78 %)
no 12 (22 %)
Question for Jul 21, 2011: Do you think there is a chance the Malloy administration and state employee union leaders can reach a new agreement within the next week to avoid thousands of state worker layoffs?
 
yes 10 (71 %)
no 4 (29 %)
Question for Jul 12, 2011: Would you vote yes for the Windham school budget if the entire board of education resigned??
 
no 40 (80 %)
yes 10 (20 %)
Question for Jul 5, 2011: Should the state raise taxes or reduce spending to cover the budget gap left by the rejected state employee concessions deal?
 
reduce spending 24 (86 %)
raise taxes 4 (14 %)
Question for Jun 28, 2011: Are you buying any items this week to avoid paying a higher state sales tax which takes effect July first?
 
yes 9 (56 %)
no 7 (44 %)
Question for Jun 8, 2011: What will it take to pass the Windham Education Budget?
 
Lower it 22 (58 %)
Raise it 16 (42 %)
Question for Jun 1, 2011: Will the next Windham Board of Education budget be approved by Windham voters on Tuesday, June 7?
 
Yes 5 (50 %)
No 5 (50 %)
Question for May 17, 2011: Do you think state lawmakers have acted in the best interest of Connecticut taxpayers by approving a state budget before a concession deal with state workers was reached?
 
no 33 (72 %)
yes 13 (28 %)
Question for Apr 26, 2011: Are you cutting back on travel with your car due to rising gas prices?
 
yes 30 (54 %)
no 17 (30 %)
I wish electric cars were affordable! 9 (16 %)
Question for Apr 12, 2011: Do you support state intervention in the Windham school system?
 
yes 20 (53 %)
It should have occured years ago 14 (37 %)
no 4 (11 %)
Question for Mar 31, 2011: Should police make it easier for people to report drivers they see talking on the cell phone while behind the wheel?
 
yes 22 (76 %)
no 5 (17 %)
who cares everyone does it 2 (7 %)
Question for Mar 15, 2011: Do you support a proposal from Governor Malloy to raise the state gasoline tax as pump prices keep rising?
 
no 26 (90 %)
yes 3 (10 %)
Question for Feb 24, 2011: Should unionized workers in any state be forced to give up their collective bargaining rights as a way for the state to save money?
 
no 39 (65 %)
yes 21 (35 %)
it doesn't matter to me 0 (0 %)
Question for Feb 11, 2011: Do you support Governor Malloy's proposal to reduce the number of state agencies from 81 to 57?
 
yes 32 (63 %)
only if social services agencies aren't affected 11 (22 %)
no 8 (16 %)
Question for Feb 3, 2011: Has the snow and ice buildup on your roof caused any leaks?
 
yes 18 (58 %)
no 13 (42 %)
Question for Jan 19, 2011: Are you worried that Windham's magnet school project will cost the town and taxpayers a lot more money than officials predict?
 
yes 54 (83 %)
no 11 (17 %)
Question for Jan 5, 2011: Do you support recent revisions to Windham's blight ordinance which could penalize homeowners for peeling paint on their homes or unmowed lawns?
 
yes 10 (83 %)
no 2 (17 %)
Question for Dec 1, 2010: Do you plan on spending less money on holiday gifts this year due to the economy?
 
yes 9 (50 %)
no 9 (50 %)
Question for Nov 9, 2010: Do you have your home's furnace inspected and cleaned before each heating season?
 
yes 6 (55 %)
I have it cleaned every couple of years 4 (36 %)
no 1 (9 %)
Question for Oct 19, 2010: Are you getting tired of negative political advertisements?
 
yes 15 (65 %)
Get the election over with! 6 (26 %)
no 2 (9 %)
Question for Oct 12, 2010: Do you feel concern over the recession will bring about an anti incumbent sentiment in the voting booth in November?
 
yes 4 (80 %)
no 1 (20 %)
Question for Sep 14, 2010: Are you worried that the down economy will put you in the unemployment line?
 
no 9 (75 %)
yes 3 (25 %)
Question for Aug 31, 2010: Do you think the area will be affected by Hurricane "Earl" this Friday?
 
Not worried and we could use the rain 5 (83 %)
no 1 (17 %)
yes 0 (0 %)
Question for Aug 24, 2010: Are you voting against the Windham Board of education's budget plan because you're unhappy with the proposed magnet school?
 
give me another vote on the magnet school and I'll support the budget 9 (69 %)
no 2 (15 %)
yes 2 (15 %)
Question for Aug 3, 2010: Do you support the Windham town council's decision to replace the membership of the magnet school building committee?
 
no 3 (60 %)
yes 2 (40 %)
Question for Jul 6, 2010: Will you support Windham's education budget now that substantial cuts have been made?
 
no 5 (63 %)
yes 3 (38 %)
Question for Jun 29, 2010: Do you plan on attending an organized fireworks display over the fourth of July weekend?
 
yes 7 (64 %)
no 4 (36 %)
Question for Jun 15, 2010: Do you support Governor Rell's decision to halt proposed off track betting facilities in several communities, including Willimantic?
 
yes 6 (67 %)
no 3 (33 %)
Question for Jun 8, 2010: Should Windham voters approve the 42.2-million dollar education budget or send it back for more reductions?
 
send it back for revisions 4 (80 %)
approve it 1 (20 %)
Question for May 14, 2010: Would you report another driver to the police if you saw them talking on a cell phone?
 
no 8 (62 %)
yes 5 (38 %)
Question for May 4, 2010: Do you plan on supporting your local budget package?
 
yes 3 (50 %)
no 3 (50 %)
Question for Apr 27, 2010: How do you rate the work of state lawmakers in the 2010 legislative session?
 
poor 3 (75 %)
I'm not voting for any incumbents 1 (25 %)
excellent 0 (0 %)
fair 0 (0 %)
Question for Apr 16, 2010: Are you better off than you were one year ago?
 
no 5 (83 %)
yes 1 (17 %)
Question for Mar 26, 2010: Do you favor term limits for politicians at the state and national level?
 
yes 15 (88 %)
no 2 (12 %)
Question for Mar 16, 2010: Should the state allow towns to impose local and regional taxes to help raise revenue?
 
no 7 (58 %)
yes 5 (42 %)
Question for Mar 2, 2010: Do you support plans to locate an Off Track betting facility in Windham?
 
yes 5 (56 %)
no 4 (44 %)
Question for Feb 19, 2010: Should "Sign Guy" who appeared on the Wayne Norman show friday morning be left alone to fix signs and save the town some money?
 
yes 16 (89 %)
no 2 (11 %)
Question for Feb 17, 2010: Media attention is focused on snow storms. Which is the most likely reason for the snow storms this season.
 
It's winter, thats what happens. 3 (75 %)
Global Warming 1 (25 %)
Question for Aug 19, 2009: Should the federal government concentrate on helping people who dont have access to health care---before they create health care policies that will affect nearly all americans?
 
yes 21 (72 %)
no 8 (28 %)
Question for Jun 16, 2009: Would you prefer tax hikes or budget cuts to help balance the state budget?
 
budget cuts 17 (68 %)
tax hikes 8 (32 %)
Question for May 11, 2009: Do you agree with some government officials who say the worst of the economic slowdown is over?
 
no 17 (43 %)
still more trouble to come 13 (33 %)
yes 10 (25 %)
Question for May 1, 2009: Are you concerned about contracting swine flu?
 
No 4 (44 %)
I think its all hogwash 4 (44 %)
Yes 1 (11 %)
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