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How You Voted

For the past few years, we've been asking you questions… unscientific polls of your opinions. Here's a look back at some of them.

December 19, 2007
Do you think Mayor Bloomberg will run for President in '08?

Yes 41%
No 59%

February 6, 2008
Should NY allow same-sex marriages to be performed here?

Yes 81%
No 19%

February 20, 2008
If you moved to another city, which would it be?

London 21%
L.A. 16%
Paris 23%
San Francisco 21%
Other 20%

April 10, 2008
What business would you most like to fold up their tent and slink away from your neighborhood?

Banks 27%
Duane Reade 19%
Home Depot 17%
Pinky Nail Salon 18%
Starbucks 20%

January 23, 2010
A genie appears and gives you a free lifetime pass to any one of the restaurants with a four-star rating by the NY Times. Which do you pick?

Daniel 17%
Jean Georges 18%
Le Bernardin 18%
Masa 13%
Per Se 34%

February 15, 2011
Over the next few years, cell phone service will be introduced into the subway system. What's your take?

Yes, I want cell phone service on the platforms and in the cars 31%
Yes to cell phone service on the platforms, but not in the cars 38%
No, I don't want cell phone service in the subway system. 31%

February 17, 2011
The first Walmart in New York may be coming to Brooklyn. Do you want the chain in the city?

Yes 37%
No 63%

March 21, 2011
Governor Cuomo wants to close the Indian Point Power Plant. Do you think it should be closed?

Yes 67%
No 33%

October 7, 2011
The goals of Occupy Wall Street are still crystallizing, but what's your take at this point on the protest?

Very sympathetic 47%
Somewhat sympathetic 18%
Somewhat unsympathetic 12%
Very unsympathetic 16%
Don't know yet 7%
[Photo: Tim Schreier]

October 27, 2011
Ruth Madoff has started giving interviews. Are you interested in what she has to say?

Yes 29%
No 40%
#@$&%^*?! 31%

February 9, 2012
Should religious-run hospitals in New York state be allowed to deny married same-sex couples the same hospital visiting rights as heterosexual couples, on the grounds that the religion objects to homosexuality?

Yes 15%
No 85%

June 6, 2012
Do you support Mayor Bloomberg's proposed ban of supersized sodas and other sugary drinks?

Yes 57%
No 43%

September 12, 2012
After the election, who has the majority down ballot?

The Republicans will control both houses 11%
The Democrats will control both houses 27%
Control of the House and the Senate will be split 62%

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