Home / Opinion / Snap Poll (page 41)

Snap Poll

Daily Report Snap Poll Results

If local elected officials agreed on the need to increase taxes to help close the structural budget gaps confronting the city of Rochester and Monroe County, which approach would you favor? 63% Sales tax increase 17% Property tax increase 20% ...

Read More »

Daily Report Snap Poll Resutls

Do you support the Monroe County Library System Board’s decision to block patron access to all Web sites deemed pornographic? 78% Yes 22% No Poll conducted 5/29 Comments Freedom of speech is a fundamental right, even if I do not ...

Read More »

Daily Report Snap Poll Results

How concerned are you about the impact of rising gasoline prices on your business? 64% Very concerned 24% Somewhat concerned 7% Not very concerned 5% Not at all concerned Should Congress act to force oil companies to rein in gasoline ...

Read More »

Daily Report Snap Poll Results

In your opinion, which one of the following poses the greatest potential risk to the Rochester-area economy over the next five years? 62% State and local tax burden 14% General loss of manufacturing jobs 6% Downsizing by Kodak and Xerox ...

Read More »

Daily Report Snap Poll Results

If you were to make a long-term investment today in one homegrown Rochester-area public company, which would it be? 28% Paychex Inc. 17% Constellation Brands Inc. 16% Paetec Holding Corp. 7% Xerox Corp. 4% VirtualScopics Inc. 3% Ultralife Batteries Inc. ...

Read More »

Daily Report Snap Poll Results

Snap poll resutls In your opinion, who would be the strongest Democratic challenger to Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks in this fall’s election? 49% Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy 13% Assemblyman Joseph Morelle 10% Rochester Corporation Counsel Thomas Richards 9% Assemblyman ...

Read More »

Daily Report Snap Poll Results

46% Rochester Red Wings 26% Rochester Americans 14% Rochester Raging Rhinos 7% Rochester Knighthawks 2% Rochester RasorSharks 2% Rochester Rattlers 1% Rochester Rhinos Women 1% Rochester Raiders Due to rounding, total does not equal 100%. Poll conducted 4/23 – 4/24/07 ...

Read More »

Daily Report Snap Poll Results

Do you support Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks’ threat to stop all county funding of the Central Library unless it acts immediately to “halt the public viewing of pornography and other graphic materials” on computers at the library? 52% Yes ...

Read More »

A note on this week’s Snap Poll

This week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll on the Central Library’s Internet policy drew an unusually large and sharply divided response. Among the nearly 300 comments submitted, from a pool of more than 1,000 respondents, was this one: “I hope ...

Read More »

The RBJ Snap Poll: where readers weigh in

How do you find out what people think? Ask them. That simple logic is the impetus behind the RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll. Each week for the last six months we’ve posed one or more questions to readers of our ...

Read More »

Snap poll results

How concerned are you about foreign outsourcing of local jobs? 64% Very concerned 19% concerned 5% Neutral 9% Not very conerned 4% Not at all concerned Over the past two years, has your firm or organization (where you work) outsourced ...

Read More »

Snap poll results

How would you rate the Duffy administration’s job performance over the past 15 months in negotiating the sale of Rochester’s fast ferry? 37 Excellent 47 Good 11 Not too good 5 Poor Do you think the city should make a ...

Read More »

Snap poll results

Compared with one year ago, how would you describe the overall state of the city of Rochester? 40% Better 17% Worse 43% Unchanged What should Mayor Robert Duffy make his No. 1 priority this year? 54% Economic development 26% Public ...

Read More »

Snap poll results

Do you support Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s plan to freeze Medicaid payments to hospitals and nursing homes at current levels? 23% Yes 77% No If Rochester-area hospitals were exempt, would you support the Spitzer plan? 19% Yes 81% No Poll conducted ...

Read More »

Snap poll results

Should the city agree to demands by the owners of the Rochester Americans and Knighthawks for a new deal giving the teams additional revenue even if the cost is borne by city taxpayers? 54% Yes 46% No Would you favor ...

Read More »