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Previous Weeks' Viewpoint Poll Results

9/12/2014: Do you think the FCC should do away with the NFL blackout rule?

Yes 83.15%
No 16.85%

9/5/2014: What do you think of the NFL's punishment of Colts Owner Jim Irsay?

Fair 53.28%
Too Lenient 25.41%
Too Harsh 21.31%

8/29/2014: Should the City-County Council in Indianapolis agree to Mayor Greg Ballard's $50M anti-crime plan?

Yes 67.39%
No 22.83%
Its Not Enough 9.78%

8/22/2014: How would you describe Indiana's craft beer industry?

Room For Growth 52.66%
Nearing Saturation Point 36.23%
Tapping Out 11.11%

8/15/2014: Will the CBS affiliate change in Indianapolis affect your news viewing habits?

No 58.10%
Yes 26.09%
Dont Know 15.81%

8/8/2014: Are you concerned with Indiana's water supply?

Yes 51.38%
No 48.62%

8/1/2014: What is the most important element of Indianapolis Mayor Ballard's crime plan?

Early childhood education 35.77%
More police officers 26.02%
Tougher gun sentencing 23.58%
Stricter curfew 14.63%

7/25/2014: Which office setting do you prefer?

Traditional Office 77.55%
Home 14.97%
Co-Working Space 7.48%

7/18/2014: Will you buy beer or wine at this year's Indiana State Fair?

Yes 54.94%
No 45.06%

7/11/2014: Should Indiana increase efforts to attract more film and media production?

Yes 78.21%
No 21.79%

7/3/2014: Is soccer now a mainstream sport in Indiana?

It’s on its way 48.74%
Yes 20.10%
No 19.60%
It never will be 11.56%

6/27/2014: Do you agree with a federal judge’s decision overturning Indiana’s ban on same-sex marriage?

Yes 65.37%
No 34.63%

6/20/2014: At the midpoint of 2014, how would you rate the Indiana economy?

Improving 49.38%
Flat 30%
Declining 11.25%
Strong 9.38%

6/13/2014: What would it take for you to recycle?

I already recycle 59.92%
Free Service 25.74%
Not having to separate trash 12.24%
I dont want to recycle 2.11%

6/5/2014: What will be outgoing ExactTarget CEO Scott Dorsey's next move?

Start a new company 53.75%
Angel investing 26.25%
Leadership at an existing company outside Indiana 11.25%
Leadership at an existing Indiana company 5%
Permanent retirement 3.75%

5/30/2014: With recent announcements from GE and Alcoa, is Indiana on its way to becoming an aerospace hub?

No 55.56%
Yes 44.44%

5/23/2014: How would you rate this year's Month of May in Indy?

Above average 67.62%
Average 22.86%
Below Average 9.52%

5/16/2014: Should other communities follow Indy's lead in transitioning to plug-in or alternative fuel vehicles?

Yes 60.94%
No 39.06%

5/9/2014: How would you rate Indiana's tech sector compared to other states?

On par 43.85%
Behind the times 35.38%
Ahead of the curve 20.77%

5/2/2014: Do you plan on attending the Grand Prix of Indianapolis?

No 52.53%
Yes 27.27%
Undecided 11.11%
Will watch on TV 9.09%

4/25/2014: What do you think of Lilly's acquisition of Novartis Animal Health?

Good move 79.67%
Too early to tell 15.45%
Bad move 4.88%

4/18/2014: How far will the Indiana Pacers advance in the NBA playoffs?

Early exit 44.91%
Eastern Conference Finals 25%
NBA Championship 15.28%
NBA Finals 14.81%

4/11/2014: What do you think of naming a new bridge over the Ohio River after KFC Founder Col. Sanders?

Like it 34.83%
Hate it 34.14%
Love it 17.93%
No opinion 13.10%

4/4/2014: Do you agree with Indiana's new crowdfunding law?

Yes 63.54%
No 36.46%

3/28/2014: Why did GE Aviation pick Lafayette for its jet engine plant?

All of the above 50%
Purdue University 37.12%
Tax incentives 6.06%
Manufacturing state 2.65%
Work force 2.27%
Quality of life 1.89%

3/21/2014: Which failed bill do you wish had passed in the 2014 Indiana General Assembly?

Sunday Alcohol Sales 56.74%
Marriage Amendment 30.14%
Soccer Stadium Funding 8.16%
Smokers Bill of Rights 4.96%

3/14/2014: What is the biggest challenge for women entrepreneurs?

Capital assistance 61%
Mentoring 16%
Networking 12%
Education 6%
Coworking space 5%

3/7/2014: Would you support a startup on a crowdfunding platform?

Yes 55.20%
No 44.80%

2/27/2014: Would you eat seafood raised in Indiana?

Yes 83.55%
No 16.45%

2/21/2014: Should the NCAA Football Power Conferences be allowed to form their own division?

No 69.95%
Yes 30.05%

2/14/2014: What do you think of the new "Honest to Goodness Indiana" tourism brand?

Love it 45.63%
Like it 25.15%
Dont like it 17.77%
Hate it 11.46%

2/6/2014: At the midpoint of the 2014 General Assembly session, what is the most important issue lawmakers are addressing?

Business Personal Property Tax 38.98%
Transportation Infrastructure 14.83%
Mass Transit 13.14%
Early Childhood Education 12.71%
Same-Sex Marriage 12.29%
Common Core 8.05%

1/31/2014: What is an appropriate hourly minimum wage for Indiana?

$7.25 (current) 27.13%
$10.00 25%
$9.00 20.12%
$8.00 15.24%
More than $10.00 12.50%

1/24/2014: If HJR-3 goes to a referendum, do you believe it will pass?

No 63.86%
Yes 36.14%

1/17/2014: Would you support Indiana beer and wine sales during the Indiana State Fair?

Yes 65.08%
No 34.92%

1/10/2014: How much would you be willing to pay for Google Glass?

Not interested yet 56.56%
Not interested ever 31.22%
$250-$500 7.24%
$1,000-$1,500 4.07%
$500-$1,000 0.90%

1/2/2014: What was the biggest Indiana business story of 2013?

Health Care Reform 43.55%
Acquisition of ExactTarget 19.35%
Slow Economic Recovery 18.95%
Lilly's Ongoing Challenges 6.85%
Continuing Highway Improvement Plans 3.63%
Mike Pence's First Year in Office 2.82%
Mitch Daniels' First Year at Purdue 2.42%
Cummins' Ongoing Challenges 2.42%

12/20/2013: Should the city of Indianapolis adopt stricter downtown panhandling laws?

Yes 86.62%
No 13.38%

12/13/2013: What do you think should be the top education issue of the 2014 legislative session?

Science, technology, engineering and math 29%
Traditional public education 27.14%
Early childhood education 23.79%
Vocational education 15.24%
Charter schools 4.83%

12/6/2013: How soon will drones be able to deliver packages to your door?

More than 5 years 47.29%
Never 29.06%
4-5 years 12.81%
2-3 years 10.84%

11/29/2013: How much of your holiday shopping will you do online?

25 percent 31.29%
50 percent 25.85%
75 percent 22.45%
None 15.65%
100 percent 4.76%

11/22/2013: What do you think is the most important factor for a business determining a location?

Infrastructure 36.36%
Tax incentives 21.59%
Quality of Life 21.02%
Affordable Energy 19.32%
Schools 1.70%

11/15/2013: What is missing from downtown Indianapolis?

More mass transit 62.42%
More retail/restaurants 17.88%
More housing 9.09%
More school options 5.76%
More hotels 4.85%

11/7/2013: How do you think the Indiana economy will perform in 2014?

About the same 50%
Better 38.64%
Worse 11.36%

11/1/2013: Would you pay more for locally-produced food?

Yes 68.06%
No 31.94%

10/25/2013: What will be the most important business issue in 2014 legislative session?

Jobs 55.80%
Education 21%
Taxes 15.67%
Same-sex marriage 7.52%

10/18/2013: Should state and local communities have funded the Amtrak Hoosier State Line for another year?

Yes. 77.24%
No. 22.76%

10/11/2013: How often do you enjoy an Indiana craft beer?

Weekly 31.80%
Never 31.10%
Occasionally 21.20%
Monthly 15.90%

10/4/2013: How would you describe the Indiana housing market?

About the same 61.41%
Strong, continuing to get better 32.61%
Weak, getting worse 5.98%

9/27/2013: How far will the Indiana Pacers advance this season?

Eastern Conference Championship 44.39%
First or Second Round 24.77%
NBA Championship 24.30%
Wont Make Playoffs 6.54%

9/20/2013: Who should pay to keep the Amtrak Hoosier State line running?

combination of state and local 58.10%
service should go away 25.38%
the state 13.15%
local communities 3.36%