Poll results

Recent results to our daily poll question

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - We asked and you responded.

“Do you support the Inflation Reduction Act?”

We had 2,917 responses. 22% said yes, 58% said no, while 20% said I’m not informed on it.

“Do you have air conditioning in your residence?”

We had 2,729 responses. 77% said yes, while, 23% said no.

“Should an unborn child with a heartbeat be considered a tax dependent?”

We had 2,502 responses. 27% said yes, while 73% said no.

“How concerned are you about contracting monkeypox?”

We had 2,680 responses. 3% said very concerned, 22% said somewhat concerned, while 75% said

not concerned.

“Have you started back to school shopping?”

We had 1,630 responses. 13% said yes, while 87% said no.

Do you pick your own numbers when playing the lottery or go random?

We had 2,805 responses. 10% said choose my own, 46% said use Quick Pick, 41% said I don’t play the lottery, while 3% said other.

“Should flavored tobacco products be banned?”

We had 2,549 responses. 58% yes, while 42% said no.

“Do you agree with the Federal Reserve raising interest rates again?”

We had 2,267 responses. 41% said yes, while 59% said no.

”Will you buy a Mega Millions lottery ticket for tonight’s drawing?”

We had 2326 responses. 521 said yes; 468 said yes, more than one, and 1337 said no.

“Are you a fan of the heat and humidity?”

We had 2,959 responses. 270 said yes, bring on the heat; 414 said 80s and some humidity; 1,860 said 70s and low humidity; and 415 said when does winter begin?

“How do you plan to stay cool this weekend?”

We had 3,118 responses. 703 said head to a body of water; 110 said grab some ice cream; 1,796 said stay indoors; and 509 said other.

“Should the U.S. abolish the electoral college?”

We had 2,802 responses. 1,181 said yes and 1621 said no.

“What is your favorite hot dog condiment?”

We had 2,417 responses. 1,036 said mustard; 703 said ketchup; 330 said relish; and 348 said onion.

“Should we switch from Fahrenheit to Celsius?”

We had 3,107 responses. 359 said yes and 2,748 said no.

“Have you tested positive for COVID more than once?”

We had 3,044 responses. 133 said yes, twice; 57 said yes, more than twice; 783 said only once; and 2,071 said never tested positive.

Should digital literacy be part of early childhood education?

We had 2,862 responses. 1,614 said yes and 1,248 said no.

“Should women be allowed to travel to other states for an abortion?”

We had 2,816 responses. 2,280 said yes and 536 said no.

“Should birth control pills be available over the counter?”

We had 2,735 responses. 1,938 said yes and 797 said no.

”Should the contract for UMS Chancellor Malloy be extended for another year?”

We had 1,490 responses. 338 said yes while 1152 said no.

“Do you have an exercise schedule?”

We had 2,229 responses. 229 said yes, at least twice a week; 523 said yes, over 4 times per week; and 1427 said no.

“Are you still taking precaution against COVID-19?”

We had 3,891 responses. 15% said yes, social distance, 19% said yes, wearing a mask, while 66% said no.

“Are you impacted by the lack of access to child care?”

We had 1,795 responses. 9% said yes, while 91% said no.

“Are you having trouble finding a summer camp for your child?

We had 1,197 responses. 7% said yes, while 93% said no.

“Was your pet affected by fireworks from any Independence Day Celebrations?”

We had 2,050 responses. 33% said yes, while 67% said no.

“Are you attending a 4th of July parade?”

We had 1,897 responses. 15% said yes, while 85% said no.

“Are you changing your holiday plans because of rising costs?”

We had 3,394 responses. 39% said yes, while 61% said no.

“Would you rather have a whole year of summer or fall?”

We had 2,746 responses. 28% said summer, 48% said fall, while 23% said neither, I like the change.

“Do you believe trans women should be allowed to compete in female sport?”

We had 2,944 responses. 9% said yes, while 91% said no.

“Do you think the U.S. economy will go into recession?”

We had 3,532 responses. 89% said yes, while 11% said no.

“Should the Federal Reserve increase interest rates?”

We had 2,228 responses. 17% said yes, by half a percentage point, 28% said yes, by three-quarters of a percentage point, 10% said yes, by one quarter a percentage point, while 45% said no.

“Will you be voting in the Maine primary election today?”

We had 2,271 responses. 47% said yes, 48% said no, while 5% said they voted by mail.

“Do you still wear a face mask in public?”

We had 3,426 responses.12% said yes, all the time, 22% said yes, some of the time, while 66% said no.

“Should the U.S, have invited leaders from Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua to the Summit of the Americas?”

We had 2,483 responses. 43% said yes, while 57% said no.

“Are you changing any summer plans because of gas prices?”

We had 2,580 responses. 54% said yes, while 46% said no.

Should U.S. employers try a 4-day workweek?

We had 2,824 responses. 64% said yes, while 36% said no.

“Do you believe the U.S. economy will go into a recession?”

We had 2,912 responses. 88% said yes, while 12 said no.

“What is your favorite kind of donut?”

We had 2,954 responses. 22% said chocolate, 20% said bismark, 13% said frosted, while 45% said other.

“What are you blaming for the high gas prices?”

We had 3,910 responses. 9% said Russian War, 65% said President Biden, 22% said oil companies, while 4% said other.

“Should the U.S. enact similar gun control measures as Canada?”

We had 3,545 responses. 27% said yes, while 73% said no.

“Do you approve of President Biden’s job performance?”

We had 4,986 responses. 17% said yes, while 83% said no.

“Will the Celtics win the NBA Championship?”

We had 1,263 responses. 60% said yes, while 40 said no.

“Are you traveling for Memorial Day Weekend?”

We had responses 3.513. 11% said yes, out of town; 3$ said yes, out of state; 1% said yes, out of county; and 85% said no.

“Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?”

We had 3,496 responses. 71% said yes, while 29% said no.

“Should U.S. Congress enact a yellow flag law?”

We had 1,701 responses. 47% said yes, while 53% said no.

“Are you concerned about the spread of Monkeypox?”

We had 2,559 responses. 20% said yes, while 80% said no.

“Have you seen any evidence of climate change?”

We had 2,561 responses. 44% said yes, 38% said no, while 18% said It’s difficult to tell.

“Did you adopt a rescue dog?”

We had 3,081 responses. 36% said yes, 26% said no, while 38% said I don’t have a dog.

“Do you support the U.S. Soccer Federation paying men’s and women’s soccer teams equally?”

We had 2,340 responses. 75% said yes, while 25% said no.

“Have you experienced browntail moth invasions on your property?”

We had 2,031 responses. 31% said yes, while 69% said no

“Have you or someone you know been impacted by the baby formula shortage?”

We had 2,179 responses. 21% said yes, while 79% said no.

“Should the federal government do more to combat domestic terrorism?”

We had 2,079 responses. 71% said yes, while 29% said no.

“How many social media apps do you actively use?”

We had 2,514 responses. 1% said more than 6, 8% said between 3 and 6, 53% said less than 3, while 38% said none.

“Should the U.S. Senate pass the Women’s Health Protection Act?”

We had 2,325 responses. 49% said yes, while 51% said no.

“If COVID restrictions return, will that affect your travel plans for this summer?”

We had 2,445 responses. 18% said yes, while 82% said no.

“Should all schools in Maine return to universal masking?”

We had 2,958 responses. 32% said yes, while 68% said no.

“Are you a motorcycle rider?”

We had 3,131 responses. 23% said yes, while 77% said no.

“Should Maine’s Sunday hunting ban be lifted?”

We had 3,161 responses. 32% said yes, while 68% said no.

“Should masks be optional or mandatory on public transportation?”

We had 2,972 responses. 70% said optional, while 30% said mandatory.

“Should the U.S. Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade?”

We had 3,134 responses. 39% said yes, while 61% said no.

“Will you attend the Anah Shrine Circus in Bangor?”

We had 3,227 responses. 6% said yes, while 94% said no.

“Should Maine switch to semi-open primaries?”

We had 2,212 responses. 20% said yes, 36% said no, 44% said I don’t understand it.

“Do you think Twitter will improve under Elon Musk’s ownership?”

We had 2,748 responses. 60% said yes, while 40& said said no.

“Should coaches be allowed to pray with students?”

We had 2,928 responses. 82% said yes, while 18% said no.

“Should the U.S. invest more in nuclear power?”

We had 2,396 responses. 64% said yes, while 36% said no.

“Do you agree with Maine students getting free in-state Community College tuition?”

We had 3,981 responses. 47% said yes, while 53% said no.

“Do you think the federal mask mandates should be reinstated?”

We had 2,749 responses. 29% said yes, while 79% said no.

“Should Maine overhaul its Good Samaritan law?”

We had 1,495 responses. 47% said yes, while 53% said no.

“Do you agree with mask mandates being lifted for public transportation?”

We had 2,874 responses. 65% said yes, while 35% said no.

“Will you take the bus this week?”

We had 2,048 responses. 2% said yes, while 98% said no.

“Should COVID pooled testing continue until the end of the school year?”

We had 2,488 responses. 40% said yes, while 60% said no.

“Should out-of-state trash be banned from state-owned landfills?”

We had 2,754 responses. 95% said yes, while 5% said no.

“Should the federal public transportation mask mandate be extended?”

We had 2,706 responses. 35% said yes, while 65% said no.

“Should “ghost guns” be federally regulated?”

We had 2,262 responses. 52% said yes, while 48% said no.

“How far do you think the Red Sox will make it this year?”

We had 1,784 responses. 49% said Wild Card, 7% said ALDS, 8% said ALCS, while 36% said World Series.

“Will you get a second COVID booster shots?”

We had 2,820 responses. 40% said yes, 35% said no, 18% said I’m not vaccinated, while 4% said not eligible.

“Should females be allowed to play on male sports teams?”

We had 3,673 responses. 32% said yes, while 68% said no.

“Do you agree with the NFL’s new diversity coaching requirement?”

We had 2,060 responses. 19% said yes, while 81% said no.

“Should we get rid of mask mandates on public transportation?”

We had 2,919 responses. 66% said yes, while 34% said no.

“Should Will Smith’s Academy Award be revoked in light of his actions at the Oscars? "

We had 3,040 responses. 41% said yes, while 59% said no.

“Has your rent gone up in the past year?”

We had 2,517 responses. 16% said yes, 8% said no, while 67% said they don’t rent.

“Should the Senate confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court?”

We had 5,016 responses. 41% said yes, while 59% said no.

“Should ranked choice voting be allowed in local Maine elections?”

We had 2,934 responses. 22% said yes, while 78% said no.

“Have you submitted your taxes yet?”

We had 2,361 responses. 59% said yes, while 41% said no.

“Do you believe trans women should be allowed to compete in sports?”

We had 3,271 responses. 16% said yes, while, 84% said no.

“What is your favorite season in Maine?”

We had 3,611 responses. 11% said spring, 33% said summer, 52% said fall, while 4% said winter.

“Should U.S. support a no-fly zone over Ukraine?”

We had 2,453 responses. 50% said yes, while 50% said no.

“Should women be able to get birth control without a prescription?”

We had 2,617 responses. 66% said yes, while 34% said no.

“Are you surprised Tom Brady came out of retirement?”

We had 2,381 responses. 14% said yes, while 86% said no.

“Should Maine implement track and trace standards for medical cannabis?”

We had 2,195 responses. 45% said yes, while 55% said no.

“Should Maine get rid of Daylight Saving Time?”

We had 4,288 responses. 67% said yes, 18% said no, while 15% said I don’t care.

“Should there be a statewide ban on sales of flavored tobacco products?”

We had 2,673 responses. 55% said yes, while 45% said no.

“Do you agree with Pres. Biden banning Russian energy imports?”

We had 2,859 responses. 86% said yes, while 14% said no.

“Should Maine suspend the gas tax for the remainder of 2022?”

We had 2,903 responses. 78% said yes, while 22% said no.

“Are you now paying more than $4 a gallon for gas?”

We had 2,369 responses. 65% said yes, while 35% said no.

“Are you changing your driving habits because of the high gas prices?”

We had 3,635 responses. 51% said yes, while 49% said no.

“What would you like to see Maine’s surplus money spent on?”

We had 2,847 responses. 44% said checks to taxpayers, 40% said repairing roads, 6% said improving broadband access, while 10% said other.

Should Maine lawmakers approve the governor’s proposed surplus checks?

We had 2,596 responses. 44% said no, while 56% said yes.

“Have you ever not reported a positive home test for coronavirus to the CDC?”

We had 2,591 responses. 31% said no, 11% said yes, while 58% said they’ve never done a home test.

“Will you stop purchasing Russian made products?”

We had 2,591 responses. 82% said yes, while 18% said no.

“Will you feel comfortable not wearing a mask in indoor public settings?”

We had 4,743 responses. 67% said yes, while 33% said percent saying no.

“Should U.S. troops be deployed to Ukraine?”

We had 2,881 responses. 18% said yes, while 82% said no.

“Should Maine offer student loan debt forgiveness for 1st time home buyers?”

We had 2,662 responses. 23% said yes, while 77% said no.

“How concerned are you about Russia invading Ukraine?”

We had 2,746 responses. 38% said very concerned, 21% said concerned, 19% said somewhat concerned, while 22% said not concerned at all.

“Are you attending any of the H.S. Basketball tournament games?”

We had 2,295 responses. 8% said yes, while 92% said no.

“Have you seen your utility bill dramatically increase this year?”

We had 3,696 responses. 25% said yes, by around $30 per month, 33% said yes, more than $50 per month, 29% said yes, by more than $100 per month, while 13% said they saw no increase.

“Do you agree with Governor Mills offering free tuition to attend Maine community colleges?”

We had 3,169 responses. 40% said yes, while 60% said no.

“Are you more likely to support businesses that have mask mandates?”

We had 3,363 responses. 35% said yes, while 65% said no.

“Which would you rather receive on Valentine’s Day?”

We had 1,969 responses. 17% said candy, 18% said flowers, 34% said homemade cards, while 31% said heart-shaped pizza.

Who do you want to win the Super Bowl?

We had 2,563 responses, 80% said Bengals while 20% rooted for the winning team, the Rams.

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