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Polls for August 2018

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Reader Poll:

In the wake of the Primary Election, were you comforted or surprised at the results? (Choose one or two answers.)

  • It is business as usual in politics - money wins. 32%
  • I was surprised at some who were unseated. 2%
  • The turnout was dismal; when will people care more? 18%
  • Too many good people lost. 4%
  • Too many of the wrong people advanced. 9%
  • I was very happy with the results; I cannot wait for Nov. 6 to come! 26%
  • I do not care. 9%

336 total votes

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Reader Poll:

With many local schools at or below the state average, what do you think of the AZMerit testing results?

  • It's horrible - students should be doing better. 46%
  • Poor scores were expected, replacing AIMS with AZMerit, since they raised the bar. 11%
  • One test cannot define what students are learning. 44%

334 total votes

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Reader Poll:

A new state law makes it illegal to have “non-disclosure agreements” that bar someone who has settled a sexual assault/harassment case from responding to questions from police, prosecutors or making statements in criminal proceedings. Is this a good law?

  • Yes 51%
  • No 36%
  • Not sure yet 13%

379 total votes

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