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Q. After losing in the ACC championship game, Virginia Tech was invited to play in the Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C. What do you think about the selection?

  • C. Considering that they gave No. 2 Clemson all it could handle, a bigger bowl would have been a more appropriate reward. (32%, 51 Votes)
  • A. The Belk Bowl is a good reward for a good year by the Hokies. (30%, 48 Votes)
  • D. I don’t really care. Let’s move on to basketball. (21%, 34 Votes)
  • B. It’s good that it’s close by, but they deserved a better post-season destination. (17%, 27 Votes)

Total Voters: 160

Start Date: December 6, 2016 @ 2:56 pm
End Date: December 12, 2016 @ 2:56 pm

Q. What do you think about Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein initiating a recount of the votes in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin?

  • B. Donald Trump claims that voter fraud occurred during the election, so a recount sounds prudent. (34%, 123 Votes)
  • A. Jill Stein is an idiot, because the recount will not change the results of the election. (32%, 117 Votes)
  • D. Enough already, let's move on! (18%, 64 Votes)
  • C. Although it’s a long shot, the possibility exists that a recount could result in Hillary Clinton actually winning the presidency, so it's worth the effort. (16%, 60 Votes)

Total Voters: 364

Start Date: November 29, 2016 @ 3:50 pm
End Date: December 5, 2016 @ 3:50 pm

Q. What’s your favorite part of the Thanksgiving holidays?

  • B. The food and fellowship on Thanksgiving Day. (83%, 98 Votes)
  • E. Saying good-bye at the end of the weekend and looking ahead to Christmas. (7%, 8 Votes)
  • A. The preparation leading up to Thanksgiving. (4%, 5 Votes)
  • D. Bargain shopping and fighting the crowds for Black Friday sales. (3%, 4 Votes)
  • C. Cleaning up afterward, napping, watching TV or going to the movies. (3%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 118

Start Date: November 22, 2016 @ 11:46 am
End Date: November 28, 2016 @ 11:46 am

Q. What do you look forward to the most with a Trump presidency?

  • G. I don’t look forward to a Trump presidency at all. (47%, 133 Votes)
  • D. Repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. (27%, 78 Votes)
  • B. Deporting all illegal immigrants. (9%, 25 Votes)
  • F. Prosecuting and imprisoning Hillary Clinton. (6%, 16 Votes)
  • E. Reversing Roe v. Wade and penalizing abortion. (6%, 16 Votes)
  • A. Building the wall between the United States and Mexico. (4%, 10 Votes)
  • C. Keeping Muslims from entering the country. (1%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 285

Start Date: November 16, 2016 @ 2:24 pm
End Date: November 21, 2016 @ 2:24 pm

Q. What stands out most to you about the 2016 presidential campaign?

  • A. The divisiveness, name calling, anger and negative emotions that were ever present. (62%, 106 Votes)
  • C. The endlessness of the campaign – 20 months, from March 2015 to Election Day. (16%, 28 Votes)
  • B. The enthusiasm for the candidates by their supporters and the response to the outcome. (13%, 22 Votes)
  • E. The Saturday Night Live satirical skits about the campaign. (5%, 8 Votes)
  • D. The debates, the surrogates and the media coverage. (4%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 171

Start Date: November 9, 2016 @ 12:03 pm
End Date: November 14, 2016 @ 12:03 pm

Q. This is the final poll question before the Presidential election. Who will you vote for Nov. 8?

  • B. Democrat Hillary Clinton (52%, 537 Votes)
  • A. Republican Donald Trump (41%, 427 Votes)
  • C. Libertarian Gary Johnson (6%, 62 Votes)
  • F. I don’t plan to vote. (1%, 7 Votes)
  • D. Green Party Jill Stein (0%, 3 Votes)
  • E. Independent Evan McMullin (0%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,039

Start Date: November 1, 2016 @ 2:19 pm
End Date: November 7, 2016 @ 2:19 pm

Q. Should we expect anymore surprises before Nov. 8 that could impact the Presidential election?

  • B. Yes, there will be something that will expose Donald Trump. (40%, 218 Votes)
  • E. I don’t care. I’m just ready for the election to be over. (34%, 182 Votes)
  • A. Yes, there will be something that will expose Hillary Clinton. (24%, 130 Votes)
  • C. No, I think we’ve seen all the surprises we’re going to see. (1%, 6 Votes)
  • D. I hope there are more surprises to keep the election exciting. (1%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 541

Start Date: October 25, 2016 @ 2:07 pm
End Date: October 31, 2016 @ 2:07 pm

Donald Trump has alleged that the Presidential election is rigged against him by the Clinton campaign and a corrupt media. What do you think?

  • E. No, such allegations just underscore that Donald Trump is a complete wack job, is paranoid and cannot accept that he is losing so badly. (44%, 315 Votes)
  • A. Yes, crooked Hillary Clinton and the media are stealing the election. If Donald Trump does not win, we should not accept the result. (33%, 233 Votes)
  • C. It must be rigged, because Clinton is a crook, the media has an agenda and Donald Trump is trying to make America great again. (9%, 62 Votes)
  • B. Yes, the election is rigged, but there's not a lot we can do about it. This is a black eye for America. (8%, 58 Votes)
  • D. Probably not, because such a conspiracy would be difficult to accomplish in this day and age. (6%, 41 Votes)

Total Voters: 709

Start Date: October 18, 2016 @ 3:13 pm
End Date: October 24, 2016 @ 3:13 pm

Q. Several Republican legislators have abandoned Donald Trump's presidential campaign since the revelation of Trump's offensive comments about women. What is your reaction?

  • E. What Trump said and did is yet another example of his true character. I'm voting for Hillary Clinton. (37%, 152 Votes)
  • C. What Trump said and did was horrible, but it doesn't change my support for him. (25%, 101 Votes)
  • B. What Trump said and did was wrong, but it was just "locker room talk." I still support Trump. (20%, 82 Votes)
  • A. There's nothing wrong with what he said or did. As Trump explained, it was just "locker room talk." I support Trump 100%. (14%, 56 Votes)
  • D. What Trump said and did was unforgivable. I can no longer support him. (4%, 21 Votes)

Total Voters: 412

Start Date: October 11, 2016 @ 2:46 pm
End Date: October 17, 2016 @ 2:46 pm

Q. Should a candidate for President of the United States be excused from paying federal income taxes?

  • D. Paying taxes is the responsibility of citizens living in a democracy. Of course we want to pay as little as possible, but it’s what’s expected when you live in the U.S. (48%, 110 Votes)
  • C. It’s unbelievable that someone could lose $916 million in a single year, but that shouldn’t excuse future tax liability. (27%, 62 Votes)
  • A. If you can avoid paying taxes, that’s a good thing. If you have a $916 million loss in a single year, you should be excluded from paying taxes for the next 18 years. (23%, 52 Votes)
  • B. That should apply to everyone. We shouldn’t have to pay taxes in the first place. (2%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 231

Start Date: October 4, 2016 @ 1:46 pm
End Date: October 10, 2016 @ 1:46 pm