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TUESDAY, OCT. 23, 2012

Poll: UI Right To Fire Robb Akey

Monday Poll: Hucks Nation agreed with the firing of Idaho Vandals football coach Robb Akey. 74 of 153 respondents (47.74%) agreed with the firing. 57 of 153 respondents (36.77%) disagreed with the firing. 24 (15.48%) were undecided. Today's Poll: Should Kootenai County Assessor Mike McDowell...

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MONDAY, OCT. 22, 2012

Poll: 'Binders Of Women'? So What? 

Weekend Poll: A plurality of Hucks Nation took a "so what?" approach to the "binders full of women" statement made by Republican Mitt Romney in his second debate with President Barack Obama. 150 of 362 respondents (41.44%) said "so what?" when asked what they thought...

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MONDAY, AUG. 6, 2012

Poll: CPD Handling Transients Well

Weekend Poll: A plurality of Hucks Nation say the Coeur d'Alene Police Department is handling crime/problems created by transients well. 62 of 139 respondents (44.6%) took that position. 49 of 139 respondents (36.25%) said local police weren't doing a good job handling such problems. 28...

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TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2012

Hucks Poll: Don't Screen Comments

Weekend Poll: 187 of 220 respondents (85%) say they don't want HucksOnline to screen their comments before they're posted online here. Only 27 of 220 respondents (12.27%) say they want comments screened. 6 (2.73%) were undecided. Today's Poll: Have you ever been bullied online?

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THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2012

Poll: Boy Scouts Stand Backed 

Wednesday Poll: A majority of Hucks Nation supports the Boy Scouts continued stand re: excluding "open and avowed" gays. 152 of 287 respondents (52.96%) supported the Scouts stand. 126 of 287 respondents (43.9%) opposed it. 9 (3.14%) were undecided. Today's Poll: Why do you think...

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TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2012

Poll: 1/5th Buys Illegal Fireworks 

Monday Poll: One-fifth of Hucks Nation buys illegal fireworks. Tsk. Tsk. 31 of 143 respondents (21.68%) said that they buy illegal fireworks for the Fourth of July celebration. 110 of 143 respondents (76.92%) said they don't. 2 were undecided. Obamacare: 67 of 116 respondents (57.76%)...

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MONDAY, JULY 2, 2012

Hucks Poll: Edinger Status Diminishes 

Weekend Poll: Coeur d'Alene Councilman Ron Edinger has hurt his image in the eyes of Hucks Nation by his dug-in stand on McEuen Field and alliance with new Councilmen Dan Gookin and Steve Adams. 115 of 192 respondents (59.9%) said they viewed Edinger less favorable...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2012

Poll: Pick Nov. 6 As Recall Date 

Wednesday Poll: If the Souza-Orzell-Sims Recallers succeed in their crusade to gain a recall election for Mayor Sandi Bloem & the better half of the City Council, Hucks Nation wants the election to be held on Nov. 6, the general election date. 71 of 134...

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MONDAY, FEB. 6, 2012

Poll: Few Cared Who Won Super Bowl 

Weekend Poll: Most of Hucks Nation didn't care who won the Super Bowl. 138 of 233 respondents (59.23%) in the Weekend Poll voted that they didn't care who won the game. For those who did care, 60 of 233 (25.75%) supported the eventual winner, New...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2011

Hucks Poll: Full Access To Executions

Thursday Poll: On a narrow vow, Hucks Nation supported giving the Idaho media full access to the execution process. 53 of 104 respondents (50.96%) said the media should have full access to executions, not just the final steps when the condemned is in the execution...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2011

Hucks Poll: Don't Televise Executions

Wednesday Poll: Three-quarters of Hucks Nation say executions in this country shouldn't be televised. 115 of 151 respondents (76.16%) don't want to see executions televised. 35 of 151 respondents (23.18%) said they should be televised. One respondent was undecided. Today's Poll: Should the media have...

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MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2011

Hucks Poll: 52% Not Veterans

Weekend Poll: 79 of 152 respondents (51.97%) said they aren't military veterans in a Veterans Day weekend poll. 73 of 152 respondents (48.03%) responded that they are. Today's Poll: Do you expect Paul Ezra Rhoades to be executed in Idaho Friday?

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THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2011

Hucks Poll: Tea Party Or Occupy? 

Wednesday Poll: 121 of 182 respondents (66.48%) said they wouldn't frequent a business that obviously supported an opposing political party or candidate. Only 51 of 182 respondents (28.02%) said they would. 10 (5.49%) were undecided. Today's Poll: Which movement are you more sympathetic with --...

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MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2011

Poll: State Nepotism Law Supported

Weekend Poll: Overwhelmingly, Hucks Nation agrees with a state law that prevents cities from hiring family members of mayors and city council members? 155 of 218 respondents (71.1%) agree with the state law, which came into play earlier this fall when the city of Coeur...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2011

Hucks Poll: God Isn't In Quake, 'Cane 

Monday Poll: 112 of 148 respondents (75.68%) said that God doesn't send earthquakes, hurricanes, & other natural disasters to chastize politicians & countries for improper behavior. Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann had joked that God sent an earthquake and Hurricane Irene to East Coast to wake...

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THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011

Hucks Poll: 'Cut, Cap, Balance'? Yes 

Wednesday Poll: By a slim majority, Hucks Nation supports U.S. House Republicans "cut, cap, & balance" approach to the debt ceiling controversy. 69 of 135 respondents (51.11%) voted for "cut, cap, & balance." 58 of 135 respondents (42.96%) opposed the House GOP approach. 8 (5.93%)...

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FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2011

Hucks Poll: Chinese Involvement? No 

Thursday Poll: By a slender margin, Hucks Nation isn't bothered by Chinese investment in Idaho projects. 72 of 139 respondents (51.8%) say they aren't concerned re: plans by Chinese firms to invest in Idaho. However, a large minority is -- 65 of 139 (46.75%). 2...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011

HBO Poll: Don't OK Polygamy 

Tuesday Poll: Hucks Nation overwhelmingly opposes legalization/decriminalization of polygamy (in wake of plans by "Sister Wives" family to challenge Utah bigamy law). 96 of 135 respondents (71.11%) took that position. 32 of 135 respondents (23.7%) supported legalization/decriminalization of polygamy. 7 were undecided. Today's Poll: Is...

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TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011

Poll: Keep Incandescent Light Bulbs 11 

Monday Poll: A supermajority of Hucks Nation says federal government is overstepping its bounds by ordering a phaseout of incandescent light bulbs. 114 of 163 respondents (69.94%) took that position. Only 47 of 163 respondents (28.83%) say the feds are acting properly by pushing the...

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FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011

Poll: Military Suicide Condolences? Yes

Thursday Poll: Overwhelmingly, Hucks Nation supports President Barack Obama's plans to send condolences to families whose loved ones commit suicide while serving in the U.S. military. 107 of 127 respondents (84.25%) supported that position. Only 18 of 127 (14.17%) opposed that position. 2 voters (1.57%)...

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THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2011

Poll: McGee Concussion Tale? C'mon

Wednesday Poll: Overwhelmingly, Hucks Nation doesn't buy the story state Sen. John McGee and his attorney are trying to sell that a concussion was primarily to blame for McGee's DUI and other weird behavior recently. 119 of 138 respondents (87.5%) said the story is hookum....

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TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2011

Hucks Poll: It's 'North Idaho', Butch 

Weekend Poll: Butch Otter, our governor from southern Idaho, likes to think of the five northernmost counties as "northern Idaho." Overwhelmingly, however, that's not how we consider ourselves. 195 of 232 respondents (84.05%) to a weekend poll say they live in "North Idaho" not "northern...

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FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011

Poll: Trapping Wolves OK

Thursday Poll: A near supermajority approves of the use of trapping to reduce the number of wolves in Idaho. 74 of 116 (65.18%) agree with the decision to trap troublesome Elk City area wolves. 40 of 116 (34.48%) oppose the use of trapping to kill...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011

Poll: Failed Recall Try Supports Luna 

Monday-Tuesday Poll: 56% of Hucks Nation say the failure of the Recall Luna effort is an endorsement of Superintendent Tom Luna & his reform legislation. 231 of 410 respondents (56.34%) voted that way, while 173 of 410 (42.2%) said the failed campaign wasn't an endorsement...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011

Poll: Ironman? Hoopfest? Bah!

Thursday Poll: For all the excitement in Coeur d'Alene and Spokane, Hucks Nation isn't excited about Coeur d'Alene Ironman or Hoopfest. 77 of 132 respondents (58.33%) voted they weren't interested in either big sporting event this weekend. 38 respondents (28.79%) said they were more interested...

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