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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 and Treasurer Tom Malzahn received the 2.47% pay increases that they want?

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 of Romney's controversial comment. 104 of 362 (28.73%) found the phrase offensive. 98 of 362 (27.07%) were amused by the statement. 10 (2.76%) were undecided.
  • Today's Poll: Did the University of Idaho do the right thing in firing Vandal football coach Robb Akey?

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 of 139 respondents (20.14%) were undecided.
  • Today's Poll: Do you agree with the decision by Sandpoint to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity?

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?

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 the Otter administration wrongfully fired then ITD director Pam Lowe?

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%) consider Obamacare to be a tax increase. 44 of 116 respondents (37.93%) consider it to be a penalty/fee. 5 were undecided.
  • Today's Poll (idea borrowed from our good friends at OpenCDA-dot-Com): Who will be the next Coeur d'Alene mayor (Steve Adams, Sandi Bloem, Jennifer Drake, Ron Edinger, Dan Gookin, Mike Kennedy, Sara Meyer, Rita Sims-Snyder or Mary Souza)?

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 since he took his stand against Mayor Sandi Bloem and other recall targets and joined the minority side of the council. Only 51 of 192 respondents (26.42%) said they have a more favorable view of Edinger. 11 respondents (5.7%) said their view of Edinger hasn't changed, while another 11 (5.7%) said they have never supported the veteran council member. 5 respondents (2.59%) were undecided.
  • Today's Poll: Do you buy illegal fireworks to shoot off on the Fourth of July?

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 respondents (52.99%) prefer that date. 41 of 134 respondents (39.6%) prefer Aug. 28. Another 22 prefer dates next year. 20 of 134 respondents 14.39% would want a recall election next May. 2 of 134 prefer a March 2013 date.
  • Today's Poll: If enough signatures have been gathered for a recall election, would you want to see Mayor Sandi Bloem & targeted council members resign first?

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 York Giants. 35 of 233 (15.02%) backed the losing New England Patriots.
  • Today's Poll: Should Catholic universities, hospitals, and charities be forced by new Obama health care rules to provide insurance for workers covering contraception?

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 chamber. 50 of 104 respondents (48.08%) said the media shouldn't have full access. One person was undecided.
  • Weekend Poll: Do you support a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution?

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 full access to the execution of Paul Ezra Rhoades Friday morning?

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?

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 — Occupy Wall Street of Tea Party?

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 d'Alene fired three grandkids of Councilman Ron Edinger. 51 of 218 respondents (23.35%) disagree with the policy. 12 (5.5%) were undecided.
  • Today's Poll: Would you switch banks if your bank began charging $3-5 per month for debit card usage?

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 up the country's politicians. 32 of 148 respondents (21.62%) said God does use natural disaster to wak people up. 4 (2.7%) were undecided.
  • Today's Poll: Would you be willing to pay $110 for your student athlete to help pay for his/her high school's sports programs?

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%) were undecided.
  • Today's Poll: What approach do you want your local police force to take with panhandlers?

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 were undecided.
  • Weekend Poll: Do you plan to see the final movie in the Harry Potter franchise: 'Deathly Hallows, Part 2”?

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 the request by Army Corps of Engineers to remove trees along Dike Road reasonable for safety reasons?

Poll: Keep Incandescent Light Bulbs

  • 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 phaseout. 2 were undecided.
  • Today's Poll: The polygamous family in reality show 'Sister Wives' plans to challenge Utah bigamy law. Is it time to legalize bigamy?

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%) were undecided.
  • Today's Poll: Do you have what it takes physically and emotionally to compete in the reality TV show “Survivor”?

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