Polls

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Are you concerned about secure elections in November?

  • Yes. Following the 2016 elections, I'm very concerned. 50%, 22 votes
    22 votes 50%
    22 votes - 50% of all votes
  • No, I'm not concerned about interference in next month's elections. 36%, 16 votes
    16 votes 36%
    16 votes - 36% of all votes
  • Maybe, but I feel like we learned a lot from our last elections. 14%, 6 votes
    6 votes 14%
    6 votes - 14% of all votes
Total Votes: 44
October 10, 2018 - October 18, 2018

Is there such a thing as too many tourists?

  • No. The tourism industry is one of the region's greatest economic drivers. Bring 'em on! 46%, 46 votes
    46 votes 46%
    46 votes - 46% of all votes
  • Maybe. We'll take the money, but too many and locals can't enjoy the amenities in their own backyard. 27%, 27 votes
    27 votes 27%
    27 votes - 27% of all votes
  • Yes. It gets far too crowded in the summer. I didn't move here for this. 26%, 26 votes
    26 votes 26%
    26 votes - 26% of all votes
Total Votes: 99
May 23, 2018

Does your workplace have a personal social media policy for employee conduct?

  • No, employees are free to post anything via their personal accounts. 66%, 25 votes
    25 votes 66%
    25 votes - 66% of all votes
  • Yes, but only posts associated with work are prohibited. 26%, 10 votes
    10 votes 26%
    10 votes - 26% of all votes
  • Yes, it's very restrictive. 8%, 3 votes
    3 votes 8%
    3 votes - 8% of all votes
Total Votes: 38
July 25, 2018 - August 1, 2018
Voting is closed

Will you use PikeRide, the city's new bike share system?

  • Yes, and the more non-auto options the better. 32%, 37 votes
    37 votes 32%
    37 votes - 32% of all votes
  • I don't bike. But I wish the program luck. 26%, 30 votes
    30 votes 26%
    30 votes - 26% of all votes
  • I have my own bike, so probably not. But it's good for tourists. 21%, 24 votes
    24 votes 21%
    24 votes - 21% of all votes
  • We shouldn't have a bike share program. 21%, 24 votes
    24 votes 21%
    24 votes - 21% of all votes
Total Votes: 115
June 13, 2018 - June 21, 2018
Voting is closed

What's the economy going to look like in 2018?

  • Tax reform and soaring stock markets have made me very optimistic regarding the economy. I see nothing but prosperity in 2018. 48%, 50 votes
    50 votes 48%
    50 votes - 48% of all votes
  • Political uncertainties and the instability of the middle class mean bad things for the economy in 2018. 27%, 28 votes
    28 votes 27%
    28 votes - 27% of all votes
  • I see a recession coming soon, just not in 2018. 14%, 15 votes
    15 votes 14%
    15 votes - 14% of all votes
  • The lower corporate tax rate will be great for big corporations, but small businesses will struggle with issues like the new minimum wage law. 11%, 11 votes
    11 votes 11%
    11 votes - 11% of all votes
Total Votes: 104
December 27, 2017 - January 3, 2018
Voting is closed

Should Colorado Springs Utilities shorten the timeline to close the Martin Drake Power Plant?

  • Yes. Current market conditions mean the time is ripe for other power sources. 50%, 65 votes
    65 votes 50%
    65 votes - 50% of all votes
  • No. Inexpensive electricity is important for business growth and development. 32%, 42 votes
    42 votes 32%
    42 votes - 32% of all votes
  • Maybe. But we shouldn't rush to change what is already working. 18%, 23 votes
    23 votes 18%
    23 votes - 18% of all votes
Total Votes: 130
September 13, 2017 - September 20, 2017
Voting is closed

Do you expect your health insurance costs to go up this open enrollment?

  • Yes, they go up every year, so this year should be no exception. 70%, 33 votes
    33 votes 70%
    33 votes - 70% of all votes
  • Maybe, but I'm hopeful costs are leveling. 17%, 8 votes
    8 votes 17%
    8 votes - 17% of all votes
  • We're cutting coverage because of costs. 11%, 5 votes
    5 votes 11%
    5 votes - 11% of all votes
  • No, we plan to to cut costs but maintain the same level of coverage. 2%, 1 vote
    1 vote 2%
    1 vote - 2% of all votes
Total Votes: 47
October 3, 2018 - October 10, 2018
Voting is closed

Does your company share financial information with its employees?

  • Yes, the company is very transparent about finances with all employees. 47%, 17 votes
    17 votes 47%
    17 votes - 47% of all votes
  • No, the company is tightlipped about finances. 28%, 10 votes
    10 votes 28%
    10 votes - 28% of all votes
  • Sort of. Employees directly impacting the bottom line are privy to that information. 25%, 9 votes
    9 votes 25%
    9 votes - 25% of all votes
Total Votes: 36
September 26, 2018 - October 3, 2018
Voting is closed

Generation Z will soon be entering the workforce. Are you prepared?

  • There are definitely generational differences in the workforce but that's a good thing. 45%, 14 votes
    14 votes 45%
    14 votes - 45% of all votes
  • Generations are generalizations. Age groups mean nothing in business. 35%, 11 votes
    11 votes 35%
    11 votes - 35% of all votes
  • It's not good. I just figured out Millennials. 19%, 6 votes
    6 votes 19%
    6 votes - 19% of all votes
Total Votes: 31
September 19, 2018 - September 26, 2018
Voting is closed

Is Colorado Springs growing too quickly?

  • Yes, traffic is getting worse, parks are crowded and we're losing our identity. 54%, 61 vote
    61 vote 54%
    61 vote - 54% of all votes
  • Perhaps, but growth here has been stagnant for so long, so the impact hasn't been that great. 26%, 30 votes
    30 votes 26%
    30 votes - 26% of all votes
  • No. It's about time the rest of the country caught on. The more the merrier. 20%, 23 votes
    23 votes 20%
    23 votes - 20% of all votes
Total Votes: 114
September 12, 2018 - September 19, 2018
Voting is closed
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