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Poll Archive

What do you think is the biggest challenge facing public schools in general and Butler County Schools in particular?

Lack of local/state revenue to effectively operate schools
23% (41 votes)
Not enough discipline and/or structure in the classroom/school
21% (38 votes)
Parents who are either absent from their child's life or not involved in their child's education
40% (72 votes)
Poor/unqualified teachers/administrators
9% (16 votes)
Unmotivated and apathetic students
5% (10 votes)
Poor school facilities and too few academic programs offered
3% (5 votes)
Total votes: 182

Some studies have suggested that certain size towns can function effectively without stoplights - do you think Morgantown could?

Yes. Drivers are capable of using stop signs and navigating intersections on their own.
21% (25 votes)
No. Most drivers aren't that smart and they will cause wrecks.
79% (96 votes)
Total votes: 121

Who should presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney choose for a running mate?

What is your view of Facebook and how people use it?

Positive. It's a great social media tool that allows people to interact in productive ways.
8% (13 votes)
Negative. It provides a public forum for people to gripe and complain about other people and is a platform for gossip.
20% (33 votes)
Both good and bad; depends on what you put on there.
73% (122 votes)
Total votes: 168

Do you think Butler County government should invest in developing a county park in an effort to promote tourism?

Yes. A county park would ease overcrowding and scheduling at the city park and would help the community.
41% (73 votes)
No. It would be a waste of money. The county should just help the city with its park.
59% (104 votes)
Total votes: 177

What is your view of Morgantown City Council's proposed 15% pay cut for new council members?

If you are a coffee drinker, what is your favorite kind?

Starbucks all the way!
15% (23 votes)
I'm a Folgers fan!
37% (58 votes)
Maxwell House - it's good to the last drop!
24% (38 votes)
Hard to beat McDonald's
9% (14 votes)
Doesn't matter - I'll drink any kind.
15% (24 votes)
Total votes: 157

Do you think students should be required to wear school uniforms?

No, bad idea; it takes away freedom from students and parents.
47% (90 votes)
Yes, good idea; better for parents, students, and the school environment.
53% (100 votes)
Total votes: 190