Previous Polls

19 May

I'm not really directly affected
18% - 1771 votes
I am taking a hit, but should be able to recover in the next year
23% - 2327 votes
My finances have been devastated
35% - 3481 votes
It's still too early to know what the full effect will be
25% - 2497 votes

21 Apr

How has the coronavirus impacted your household's income?
One or more breadwinners laid off
20% - 341 votes
One or more breadwinners had working hours cut
8% - 136 votes
One or more breadwinners lost some income
39% - 662 votes
Minimal or no impact yet
33% - 557 votes

26 Feb

Yes
78% - 3243 votes
No
4% - 175 votes
In some cases
6% - 268 votes
It'll never happen
12% - 493 votes

13 Dec 2019

How concerned are you about ransomware attacks?
Very - I have been a victim
16% - 145 votes
Somewhat - I do what I can
47% - 432 votes
I don't really understand the issue
17% - 153 votes
Not very
20% - 183 votes

30 Sep 2019

What do you think about private healthcare in SA?
NHI can't come fast enough
9% - 214 votes
I don't use private healthcare
5% - 121 votes
I am happy with my provider(s)
56% - 1358 votes
Let's hope the Health Market Inquiry leads to reforms
30% - 738 votes

13 Aug 2019

What's your view on deep sea mining?
It's a necessary evil
23% - 323 votes
Corporates have a responsibility to find alternatives
23% - 319 votes
I don't really care
14% - 196 votes
It's unacceptable
40% - 559 votes

20 Jul 2019

It's fun - I don't see what the fuss is about
13% - 80 votes
I don't like it, but I've already used the app
11% - 63 votes
It's very scary
26% - 158 votes
It's not like we have privacy anyway
50% - 296 votes

04 Jun 2019

It's a good move. Tax returns are a bother
31% - 162 votes
As long as I get my rebate I'm happy
21% - 111 votes
I'd rather file my own return to be sure everything is done right
47% - 245 votes

23 May 2019

Trump’s administration has threatened to choke Huawei, hitting some of its biggest component makers. What are you most concerned about??
What this will mean for my phone and apps
20% - 104 votes
Whether Huawei will be able to survive the knock
7% - 38 votes
Whether tensions will be further aggravated between the US and China
48% - 250 votes
This doesn’t affect me
25% - 134 votes

13 Feb 2019

Do you think government can solve the Eskom crisis?
Yes, progress is being made
10% - 490 votes
I don't know, but I hope so
29% - 1384 votes
No, it's too late
61% - 2872 votes

07 Feb 2019

President Ramaphosa has announced that Eskom will be split into three separate entities – Generation, Transmission and Distribution. Is this a good idea?
Yes
54% - 237 votes
No
17% - 74 votes
I'll wait and see
29% - 129 votes

04 Feb 2019

Should SA communities have the right to veto mining exploration in their areas?
Yes, it affects them the most
62% - 181 votes
No, government should have the final say
11% - 32 votes
It depends on the type of mining
22% - 65 votes
Not sure
4% - 12 votes

25 Jan 2019

Should the SA Reserve Bank be nationalised?
Yes, it doesn't need private shareholders
10% - 78 votes
No, it is functioning well as is
67% - 549 votes
Sure, as long as it remains independent
12% - 101 votes
The debate is a storm in a teacup
11% - 86 votes

23 Jan 2019

Should it be mandatory for SA companies to report pay discrepancies between men and women?
Yes, this info needs to be out in the open
38% - 77 votes
No, companies should not be obliged to report this
48% - 96 votes
I don't know
6% - 12 votes
What? It's not already mandatory?
8% - 16 votes

18 Jan 2019

Do small independent businesses stand a chance against big corporates in SA?
Yes, the playing fields are level
4% - 10 votes
No, big corporates can and do easily smother them
45% - 112 votes
It depends, they have to be smart and innovative
34% - 85 votes
Who cares? I just want well-priced and quality goods and services
18% - 44 votes

08 Jan 2019

Are you worried about debt in January?
Yes, I spent too much over the festive season
24% - 159 votes
No, I budgeted carefully
60% - 401 votes
I am not sure what my debt situation is
16% - 110 votes

20 Dec 2018

How are you budgeting for the festive season?
I have a bonus
13% - 79 votes
I save throughout the year
35% - 221 votes
I go into debt
16% - 103 votes
My friends or family help me
7% - 45 votes
I don't budget
29% - 184 votes

05 Dec 2018

Can the SABC avoid retrenching staff?
• No, there has been far too much mismanagement and corruption.
82% - 820 votes
• Yes, there is still a chance jobs can be saved!
8% - 77 votes
• Not sure. Perhaps they can still implement a turnaround strategy.
10% - 102 votes

03 Dec 2018

Yes. They are on track.
3% - 12 votes
No. They should have planned better.
82% - 285 votes
They need more time to turn things around
14% - 49 votes
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Results
I'm not really directly affected
18% - 1771 votes
I am taking a hit, but should be able to recover in the next year
23% - 2327 votes
My finances have been devastated
35% - 3481 votes
It's still too early to know what the full effect will be
25% - 2497 votes
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