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The team formerly known as the Washington Redskins have discontinued the use of the name Redskins after much debate. Do you agree with this decision?

  • No, the name should be left as it is. (71%, 763 Votes)
  • Yes, it should be changed. (29%, 306 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,069

Start Date: July 23, 2020 @ 4:35 pm
End Date: January 19, 2021 @ 3:54 pm

The COVID-19 virus has affected almost every facet of our lives. How do you feel our government, overall, is handling the situation?

  • They are doing a good job and reacting well as things come up. (51%, 539 Votes)
  • They are doing a poor job and need to be held accountable. (49%, 523 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,062

Start Date: March 17, 2020 @ 6:17 pm
End Date: No Expiry

The recent traffic stop of Del. Chris Hurst exposed a situation some have an issue with. Do you think elected officials should be held to the same laws as everyone else?

  • Yes, no question about it. They should set the example. (96%, 234 Votes)
  • No, they should be exempt from many laws while serving. (4%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 245

Start Date: February 21, 2020 @ 11:59 am
End Date: July 23, 2020 @ 4:34 pm

The strike that elminiated Iranian military leader Qassem Soleimani has social media buzzing. What are your feelings on this issue?

  • President Trump did the right thing. Soleimani was a threat to the security of Americans around the world. (57%, 80 Votes)
  • President Trump has overstepped his authority and created an international crisis. (37%, 52 Votes)
  • I don't know enough of the facts of the situation to make a decision. (6%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 140

Start Date: January 6, 2020 @ 1:05 pm
End Date: January 14, 2020 @ 1:05 pm

When the new combined middle school opens next year, the old buildings will be left vacant. What would you like to see them become?

  • Tear them down and sell the property to the highest bidders, put the money toward the new school. (49%, 33 Votes)
  • Community/Rec centers with a staff that offers exercise and fitness activities year round. (31%, 21 Votes)
  • Offer them up for sale so new businesses can use them as they are. (20%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 68

Start Date: August 28, 2019 @ 11:28 am
End Date: September 6, 2019 @ 11:28 am

College athletes are now using the transfer portal to move from school to school. How do you feel about this and should loyalty matter more, especially in high school sports?

  • Each case is different and there are always exceptions, but if you start at a school you should finish there. (42%, 30 Votes)
  • Do what is best for each player, the school/community doesn't matter. (31%, 22 Votes)
  • Being loyal to your community and school is sadly a thing of the past. Finish where you start. (27%, 20 Votes)

Total Voters: 72

Start Date: August 14, 2019 @ 12:32 pm
End Date: August 25, 2019 @ 12:32 pm

The U.S. women's soccer team won the big game, but most of the talk isn't about the game. How do you feel about all the drama surrounding their win?

  • Couldn't care less what someone getting payed to play a sport thinks about politics. (40%, 39 Votes)
  • I wish all pro athletes would stick to playing their sport and leave politics out of it. (39%, 38 Votes)
  • Love it! The more attention they bring to the game the better. (21%, 20 Votes)

Total Voters: 97

Start Date: July 15, 2019 @ 9:27 am
End Date: July 23, 2019 @ 9:27 am

Governor Northam announced his proposed "Gun Violence Prevention Legislation" Wednesday ahead of the June 9 Special Session on gun control. The full story can be seen here on our website. Thoughts?

  • No bans, no limits and no new taxes or fees. Punish criminals instead of everyone else. (55%, 65 Votes)
  • Military style weapons should be banned and magazine capacity should be restricted. (33%, 39 Votes)
  • We need all guns to be banned immediately, no matter what their intended use is. (8%, 10 Votes)
  • While some of his ideas are worth considering, he takes it to far. (4%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 119

Start Date: July 3, 2019 @ 2:10 pm
End Date: July 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The question has been asked, your answer matters. A Pulaski County citizen says anyone holding any leadership position should live in the county. Thoughts?

  • If you don't care enough to live here, you shouldn't be in a leadership position. (86%, 137 Votes)
  • It doesn't really matter if they live here. (14%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 159

Start Date: June 18, 2019 @ 12:57 pm
End Date: July 3, 2019 @ 2:04 pm

Since last year there have been major changes to operations at Gatewood Park. If you could change one thing, what would it be?

  • Develop an area at the top end of the lake for swimming and picnics. (58%, 30 Votes)
  • The park gate should be open earlier and later for those who want to rent a boat and fish. (19%, 10 Votes)
  • Leave the gate unlocked and put an "honor box" for those who have their own boats. (15%, 8 Votes)
  • Add more snacks and food to the store. (8%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 52

Start Date: June 3, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End Date: June 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm