Previous polls

03 September 2014

People drink and drive because:

There's no real enforcement or punishment 28% 8727 votes


There aren't alternative transport options 39% 12130 votes


They're unaware they're over the limit 7% 2187 votes


It’s part of our driving culture 26% 8098 votes


02 September 2014

Have you taken part in the Ice Bucket Challenge?

Yes, it's for a good cause 6% 810 votes


No, it doesn’t actually help anyone 66% 9087 votes


I haven't been nominated 29% 3948 votes


01 September 2014

Is it fair to punish kids for their parents’ social media updates?

No, the parents should be held accountable 88% 9443 votes


Yes, parents should update responsibly 12% 1291 votes


29 August 2014

Do you think catcalling and street harassment is a problem?

Yes, it happens all the time 59% 7186 votes


No, it’s harmless, flirty fun 15% 1765 votes


I just ignore it 26% 3149 votes


28 August 2014

Should EFF MPs be suspended for disrupting Parliament?

Yes 51% 10621 votes


No 27% 5529 votes


A warning should suffice 22% 4588 votes


27 August 2014

Do you use traditional medicine?

Yes, I swear by it 7% 1306 votes


No, I prefer Western meds 81% 15231 votes


I'm willing to give it a try 12% 2234 votes


26 August 2014

The 0.6% growth in SA's economy:

Is good, we avoided a recession 26% 5368 votes


Is bad, our economy is still stagnant 37% 7537 votes


Doesn't make a difference, times are tough 37% 7497 votes


25 August 2014

Do you have time in the week to cook supper?

Yes, eating out is too expensive 63% 13283 votes


No, there just isn’t time 12% 2428 votes


Sometimes 26% 5396 votes


22 August 2014

The EFF's disruption of Parliament:

Is a sign of a robust democracy 30% 7515 votes


Undermines the integrity of Parliament 32% 7942 votes


Is just attention seeking 38% 9494 votes


21 August 2014

Should children under 13 be allowed to have social media accounts?

Yes, they should also be connected 4% 490 votes


No, they may be exposed to harmful content 67% 8505 votes


Only if parents can supervise 30% 3770 votes



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