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Wednesday 14th June 2017
Will the new Co-op store (at the Wemyss Bay Hotel site) be good for the local area?



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79.7% (165 votes): Yes
11.6% (24 votes): No
8.7% (18 votes): Not sure
Total votes: 207.
Thursday 18th February 2016
How many times have you visited Rothesay?








The ferry to RothesayThis is a question for Wemyss Bay residents, or those who have lived here in the past. There is a ferry to Rothesay right on our doorstep, but how many times have you been over for a visit?
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16.1% (36 votes): Never
10.8% (24 votes): Once
6.3% (14 votes): Twice
15.7% (35 votes): 3-5 times
8.1% (18 votes): 6-10 times
11.2% (25 votes): 10-20 times
26.5% (59 votes): More than 20 times
5.4% (12 votes): Where's Rothesay?
Total votes: 223.

Closed polls

Friday 24th June 2016
How would you vote if there is a second independence referendum in Scotland?


First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that a second independence referendum for Scotland is now highly likely following the UK decision to leave the EU even though Scotland voted to remain.

After the EU referendum, Nicola Sturgeon said: "It is, therefore, a statement of the obvious that the option of a second referendum must be on the table, and it is on the table."
 

Poll closed on 5th December 2016. It seems that support for independence is still at a similar level to what it was when the independence referendum was held in 2014!

44% (44 votes): Independence for Scotland
56% (56 votes): Remain part of the UK
Total votes: 100. (This poll is closed.)
Tuesday 17th May 2016
Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?

A referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union was held on Thursday 23rd June 2016.

Our poll closed on the 24th June 2016. For once our poll got it wrong as Inverclyde voted 64% to 36% to remain in the UK!

44.2% (19 votes): Remain a member of the European Union
55.8% (24 votes): Leave the European Union
Total votes: 43. (This poll is closed.)
Friday 1st April 2016
Who will you be voting for in the 2016 Scottish Parliament Election on May 5th?
Closed on Friday 13th May 2016. Our poll indicated that 57% of votes would go to the SNP, and it was not far off with SNP candidates Stuart McMillan being elected with 53.5% of the vote. Our poll also correctly predicted that Labour would finish 2nd and the Tories 3rd in Greenock and Inverclyde, although the percentages differed.
0% (0 votes): Liberal Democrats
57.1% (16 votes): SNP
17.9% (5 votes): Labour
7.1% (2 votes): Conservatives
3.6% (1 vote): Undecided
7.1% (2 votes): Not voting
7.1% (2 votes): Other
Total votes: 28. (This poll is closed.)
Tuesday 31st March 2015
Who will you be voting for in the 2015 General Election on May 7th?

This poll was closed on 7th May 2015 - the day of the General Election!

Exactly 50% of voters supported the SNP, supporting the notion that the SNP were on course for their best ever General Election result and to take the Inverclyde seat from Labour, which they duly did.

This poll turned out to be quite an accurate representation of how the votes would be shared out across Scotland -

  • Our poll gave 50% to the SNP - they got 50%.
  • Our poll said 20% for Labour - they got 24.3%.
  • Our poll said 12.9% for Conservatives - they got 14.9%.
  • Our poll said 2.9% for Liberal Democrats - they got 7.5%.
12.9% (9 votes): Conservatives
20% (14 votes): Labour
50% (35 votes): SNP
2.9% (2 votes): Liberal Democrats
2.9% (2 votes): UKIP
0% (0 votes): Not voting
4.3% (3 votes): Other
7.1% (5 votes): Undecided
Total votes: 70. (This poll is closed.)
Saturday 10th January 2015
What should be done with the A78 junction at Inverkip to make it safer?

This poll was closed on Friday 13th May 2016, and it is clear that the most favoured option is to create a roundabout with 54.4% voting for this option. Traffic lights is the next most popular option, but reducing the speed limit is only favoured by 8.8%.

25.2% (37 votes): Traffic lights
8.8% (13 votes): Reduce speed limit
54.4% (80 votes): Roundabout
11.6% (17 votes): Nothing
Total votes: 147. (This poll is closed.)
Monday 1st December 2014
What is your favourite part of Christmas?

Time with family and friends won this poll with 37.5% of the vote!
Poll closed: 10th January 2015.

37.5% (3 votes): Time with family and friends
12.5% (1 vote): Christmas presents
12.5% (1 vote): Christmas dinner
12.5% (1 vote): Christmas church and carol services
0% (0 votes): Christmas parties
0% (0 votes): All the Christmas trees and decorations
25% (2 votes): Something else
0% (0 votes): Time off work
Total votes: 8. (This poll is closed.)
Thursday 16th October 2014
Do you agree with the council's ban on election posters?

Read more in our news item about the ban. Poll closed on 1st April 2016.

59.1% (13 votes): Yes
27.3% (6 votes): No
13.6% (3 votes): Undecided
Total votes: 22. (This poll is closed.)
Wednesday 15th October 2014
Are you in favour of the Inverkip Power Station housing development plans?
A clear majority are not in favour of the current housing development plans. Will they still go ahead regardless?
20.9% (23 votes): Yes
77.3% (85 votes): No
1.8% (2 votes): Undecided
Total votes: 110. (This poll is closed.)
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