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Excluding your own firm, which Rochester company do you admire most? 40% Wegmans Food Markets Inc. 23% Paychex Inc. 8% Paetec Holding Corp. 3% Xerox Corp. 2% Constellation Brands Inc. 24% All other Poll conducted 7/16 – 7/17 COMMENTS Wegmans ...

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In your opinion, which of the two competing offers for Bausch & Lomb would be best long-term for Rochester, including the company’s local employees and shareholders? 66% Warburg Pincus 34% Advanced Medical Optics In general, what impact has the sale ...

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What is your opinion of the state Legislature’s overall performance in the recently concluded legislative session? 0% Strongly approve 10% Approve 47% Disapprove 43% Strongly Disapprove What is your opinion of the Rochester-area delegation’s overall performance in the recently concluded ...

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What is your opinion of Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s overall performance in his first six months as governor? 14% Strongly approve 44% Approve 32% Disapprove 10% Strongly disapprove What is your opinion of Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s performance in the area of ...

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Do you support the Senate plan to allow districts to eliminate the school property tax for primary homeowners, replacing it with additional state funding? 59% Yes 41% No How did you cast your ballot last month in your district’s school ...

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How much has the Internet changed the way you do business? 73% – very much 23% – somewhat 4% – not very much 0% – not at all Today, what percentage of your annual revenues is generated online? 46% – ...

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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% ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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