Previous Polls

13 May

Nappies, they cost too much
7% - 262 votes
Formula and food, it's getting so expensive
18% - 705 votes
Creche and school fees are a struggle every month
76% - 3048 votes

29 Mar

Would you take a male contraceptive pill if it was proven to be safe? 
Yes - it's about time!
70% - 10917 votes
No - I'm still worried about the side effects
30% - 4780 votes

22 Mar

What would you like to see happen to Covid-19 regulations?
All regulations lifted
65% - 7358 votes
All regulations lifted, but masks should stay
28% - 3196 votes
Tougher regulations
6% - 690 votes

18 Mar

Are you comfortable talking about money with your spouse?
Yes, we've been open about money since the beginning
82% - 3109 votes
No, my parents never spoke about money and their marriage worked out well
6% - 245 votes
I want to because I have no idea about our finances but it leads to arguments
11% - 422 votes

15 Mar

Formula 1 is back this week! Who are you backing?
Team Mercedes
27% - 1351 votes
Red Bull all the way
48% - 2401 votes
Neither - I support another team
25% - 1245 votes

28 Feb

Should SA remain neutral on the war in Ukraine?
Yes, it's not our place to get involved
34% - 7370 votes
No, we need to be on the right side of history
66% - 14478 votes

23 Feb

Should Aiden Markram be dropped for the 2nd Test against New Zealand?
Yes! He's had his chance and now it's time for someone else.
56% - 2470 votes
No! Markram is one of our best batsmen and a return to form is around the corner.
44% - 1949 votes

18 Feb

Is it time for school uniforms to be banished?
Yes, restrictive and outdated, they're no longer necessary
12% - 1121 votes
Maybe, but uniforms take pressure off children and families
25% - 2292 votes
No, but they could be made to be more generic
62% - 5591 votes

11 Feb

Do you think SONA 2022 will boost investor confidence and create jobs?
Yes, I think Ramaphosa hit the right notes
13% - 1521 votes
No, it's the usual empty promises
79% - 9576 votes
I don't know
9% - 1062 votes

08 Feb

Will you keep your DStv subscription with the price hike?
No, it's too expensive
41% - 2854 votes
Yes, but only for sport
17% - 1214 votes
I don't have DStv and prefer pay for streaming services
42% - 2916 votes

07 Feb

Who would you like to see as the next Chief Justice of South Africa?
Justice Mbuyiseli Madlanga
2% - 93 votes
SCA President Judge Mandisa Maya
12% - 524 votes
Gauteng Judge President Dunstan Mlambo
9% - 410 votes
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo
77% - 3528 votes

04 Feb

Are you happy that government has announced an end to rotational learning in schools?
Yes, it's long overdue
86% - 1967 votes
No, I'm concerned it will lead to another wave
14% - 323 votes

21 Jan

Matric results are out! Are you happy with your child's result?
No, the pandemic really messed up their ability to focus
36% - 1457 votes
Yes, they did well given the circumstances
64% - 2569 votes

13 Dec 2021

What did you think of FIA race director Michael Masi's decisions which affected the race result on Sunday?
It's left a bitter taste for the sport
22% - 2324 votes
He did the right thing, we saw real racing
52% - 5601 votes
No surprise, FIA has been inconsistent all year
26% - 2768 votes

10 Dec 2021

New Zealand's tobacco ban to 'make sure young people' never start smoking is:
Genius! And long overdue
30% - 1574 votes
Unlikely to work, but an interesting idea
40% - 2126 votes
A terrible idea, taking away freedom to choose
30% - 1620 votes

11 Dec 2021

Who are you rooting for to win the 2021 F1 championship on Sunday?
Lewis Hamilton
26% - 367 votes
Max Verstappen
74% - 1072 votes

29 Nov 2021

President Ramaphosa has punted the idea of mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations for South Africans. This is:
The right thing to do. We desperately need more South Africans vaccinated to prevent further mutations and restore normality in our lives.
70% - 13634 votes
A risky strategy. Compulsory vaccinations may have unintended consequences and damage our rollout campaign.
30% - 5890 votes

25 Nov 2021

The EFF has voted with the DA to ensure they now govern Johannesburg, Tshwane and Ekurhuleni. Was this:
A brilliant strategic move by the DA not to make formal coalition agreements
24% - 2164 votes
A brilliant strategic move by the EFF to force the DA to negotiate with them
16% - 1445 votes
A recipe for disaster and five more years of unstable local government
60% - 5331 votes

17 Nov 2021

What are your views on the World Rugby men's Player of the Year nominations for 2021 not including any Springboks?
It's a disgrace! Both Siya Kolisi AND Eben Etzebeth should have been nominated!
39% - 6806 votes
Siya, at the very least, should have been included after a superb season
6% - 1078 votes
Etzebeth has been SA's best player this year and should feel hard done by
21% - 3715 votes
Get over it! Moaning about this just sounds like sour grapes!
33% - 5830 votes
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Results
Nappies, they cost too much
7% - 262 votes
Formula and food, it's getting so expensive
18% - 705 votes
Creche and school fees are a struggle every month
76% - 3048 votes
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