MANKATO AREA INFORMATION


 

MANKATO POLL RESULTS

Don't forget to vote for the Katoinfo poll! Here are results from the past:
Should President Trump resign?
 No60% 70
 Yes38% 45
 I do not care2% 2
Total: 117
Should Senator Al Franken resign?
 Yes57% 69
 No32% 39
 I do not care11% 14
Total: 122
Do you believe the Tony Cornish sexual assault allegation is a damn lie?
 No60% 37
 Yes40% 25
Total: 62
Will you be hunting this fall?
 No68% 21
 Yes29% 9
 I do not know3% 1
Total: 31
Do you believe Minnesota Public Radio is a legitimate news source?
 Yes55% 40
 No37% 27
 I do not care8% 6
Total: 73
Should it be legal for Minnesota farmers to grow industrial hemp?
 Yes71% 36
 No18% 9
 I do not care12% 6
Total: 51
Should assault rifles be legal?
 No55% 46
 Yes43% 36
 I do not care2% 2
Total: 84
Is disaster relief for Puerto Rico the responsibility of the US government?
 Yes68% 17
 No32% 8
 I do not care0% 0
Total: 25
Should NFL players be fired for kneeling during the national anthem?
 Yes56% 28
 No28% 14
 I do not care16% 8
Total: 50
Should Minnesota law ban businesses from denying wedding services to same-sex couples?
 No65% 26
 Yes18% 7
 I do not care18% 7
Total: 40
Do you think cars should share the road with bicycles?
 No76% 38
 Yes22% 11
 I do not care2% 1
Total: 50
Have you donated money to any hurricane relief funds?
 No71% 25
 Yes26% 9
 I do not care3% 1
Total: 35
Should DACA be dismantled?
 Yes56% 20
 No36% 13
 I do not care8% 3
Total: 36
Do you trust our President?
 Yes58% 41
 No42% 30
Total: 71
Should monuments to Confederate icons be removed from public areas?
 No46% 51
 Yes43% 48
 I do not care12% 13
Total: 112
Did you attend Ribfest this year?
 No88% 38
 Yes12% 5
Total: 43
Will you miss having Vikings training camp in Mankato?
 No56% 49
 Yes25% 22
 I do not care19% 17
Total: 88
Should North Mankato raise the legal age to buy tobacco to 21?
 No53% 34
 Yes36% 23
 I do not care11% 7
Total: 64
Will you attend North Mankato Fun Days?
 No80% 24
 Yes10% 3
 I do not know10% 3
Total: 30
Will you be traveling for the 4th of July?
 No87% 39
 Yes11% 5
 I do not know2% 1
Total: 45
Was leaving the Paris climate accord a mistake?
 Yes51% 50
 No45% 45
 I do not care4% 4
Total: 99
Should vaccinations be mandatory?
 Yes72% 42
 No22% 13
 I do not care5% 3
Total: 58
Do you conceal and carry a firearm?
 No68% 34
 Yes24% 12
 I have a permit, but I do not carry a firearm.8% 4
Total: 50
Should we raise the smoking age to 21?
 No41% 12
 Yes31% 9
 I do not care28% 8
Total: 29
Should the U.S. be involved in the war in Syria?
 No63% 27
 Yes26% 11
 I do not care12% 5
Total: 43
How many guns are in your home?
 None35% 25
 1-532% 23
 10-2013% 9
 5-1011% 8
 Over 208% 6
Total: 71
Do you think President Trump is doing a good job?
 Yes49% 49
 No49% 49
 I do not care3% 3
Total: 101
Do you want roundabouts on Riverfront Drive?
 No66% 90
 Yes22% 30
 I do not care12% 17
Total: 137
Should Minnesota ban cellphone use while driving?
 Yes70% 68
 No23% 22
 I do not care7% 7
Total: 97
Do you want to pay for a border wall with your tax dollars?
 Yes48% 38
 No43% 34
 I do not care9% 7
Total: 79
Do you want to repeal all of Obamacare?
 Yes51% 24
 No43% 20
 I do not care6% 3
Total: 47
Do you want intersection bump-outs on Belgrade Avenue?
 No42% 36
 Yes39% 33
 I do not care19% 16
Total: 85
Do you want Sunday liquor sales?
 Yes51% 35
 No29% 20
 I do not care20% 14
Total: 69
Is Russian hacking a hoax?
 Yes57% 29
 No35% 18
 I do not care8% 4
Total: 51
Is global warming a hoax?
 Yes55% 71
 No38% 49
 I do not care6% 8
Total: 128
Is climate change a hoax?
 Yes0% 0
 No0% 0
 I do not care0% 0
Total: 0
Are you ready for winter?
 No49% 25
 Yes35% 18
 I do not care16% 8
Total: 51
Will you be voting this election?
 Yes85% 17
 No10% 2
 Undecided5% 1
Total: 20
Should Mankato and North Mankato extend their half a percent sales tax?
 No60% 36
 Yes37% 22
 I do not care3% 2
Total: 60
Do you think Bob Dylan deserves the Nobel Prize for literature?
 Yes41% 16
 No33% 13
 I do not care26% 10
Total: 39
Have you ever been involved in a serious car accident?
 No63% 19
 Yes37% 11
Total: 30
Do you conceal and carry a firearm?
 No61% 46
 Yes39% 29
Total: 75
Should North Mankato limit rental property density?
 Yes62% 28
 No22% 10
 I do not care16% 7
Total: 45
If you had to vote today, who would it be?
 Trump47% 98
 Hillary27% 57
 Other22% 46
 I do not care3% 7
Total: 208
Should Minnesota allow a vast copper-nickel mine near the Boundary Waters?
 No54% 30
 Yes34% 19
 I do not care13% 7
Total: 56
Heat Vs. Humidity: Which is Worse?
 Humidity91% 10
 I do not care9% 1
 Heat0% 0
Total: 11
Was Gov. Mark Dayton right to comment that race played a role in the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile?
 No80% 41
 Yes16% 8
 I do not care4% 2
Total: 51
Should Minnesota agriculture face heavier regulations to protect our lakes and rivers?
 Yes82% 109
 No14% 19
 I do not care4% 5
Total: 133
Have you been to the Childrens Museum of Southern Minnesota?
 Not yet75% 43
 Yes25% 14
Total: 57
Should Minnesota require transgender people to use the restroom, locker room and dressing room relating to the biological sex listed on their birth certificate?
 Yes58% 52
 No24% 21
 I do not care18% 16
Total: 89
Should firecrackers be legal in Minnesota?
 Yes72% 111
 No17% 27
 I do not care11% 17
Total: 155
Are you voting at the Minnesota Caucuses on March 1?
 No44% 39
 Yes42% 37
 I do not care15% 13
Total: 89
Did you grow up in the Mankato area?
 Yes63% 25
 No38% 15
Total: 40
Are you playing Powerball?
 No50% 2
 Not yet50% 2
 Yes0% 0
Total: 4
Will the Vikings win the Super Bowl?
 No55% 23
 Yes26% 11
 I do not care19% 8
Total: 42
Are you planning to visit the Kiwanis Holiday Lights this year?
 Yes49% 22
 No47% 21
 Never heard of it4% 2
Total: 45
Do you recycle?
 Always66% 35
 Sometimes26% 14
 Never8% 4
Total: 53
Should Minnesota ban cell phone use while driving?
 Yes68% 69
 No27% 27
 I do not care5% 5
Total: 101
Should physician-assisted suicide be legalized?
 Yes64% 47
 No32% 24
 I do not care4% 3
Total: 74
Would you like to see the Tschohl property become a park, rather than a residential development?
 Yes62% 31
 I do not care28% 14
 No10% 5
Total: 50
Should MN mine and log portions of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area to fund public schools?
 No78% 60
 Yes12% 9
 I do not care10% 8
Total: 77
Should Minnesota bailout Lake Mille Lacs businesses hurt by ban on walleye fishing?
 No69% 54
 Yes18% 14
 I do not care13% 10
Total: 78
Do you support same-sex marriage?
 No62% 38
 Yes25% 15
 I do not care13% 8
Total: 61
Are you planning a vacation this summer?
 No56% 45
 Yes44% 35
Total: 80
Should Mankato ban plastic bags?
 No46% 53
 Yes41% 47
 I do not care12% 14
Total: 114
Should firearm silencers be legal?
 No45% 35
 Yes42% 32
 I do not care13% 10
Total: 77
What is your main source of transportation?
 Car77% 46
 Walk17% 10
 Public Transportation3% 2
 Other3% 2
 Bike0% 0
Total: 60
Do you support Sunday liquor sales?
 Yes68% 191
 No18% 50
 I do not care14% 40
Total: 281
Are you planning to visit the Kiwanis Holiday Lights this year?
 Yes77% 147
 No18% 34
 Never heard of it5% 9
Total: 190
Should The Washington Redskins name be changed?
 No59% 96
 Yes26% 43
 I do not care15% 24
Total: 163
Does everyone in your residence have health insurance?
 Yes75% 18
 No25% 6
Total: 24
Should police wear body cameras?
 Yes83% 34
 I do not care10% 4
 No7% 3
Total: 41
Should Mankato limit residents to three animals per home?
 Yes76% 120
 No24% 37
Total: 157
Did you get water in your basement?
 No75% 61
 Minimal17% 14
 Two inches or more7% 6
 Six inches or more0% 0
Total: 81
Do you want a roundabout at Hwy 22 and Madison Ave.?
 No70% 150
 Yes23% 50
 I don't care7% 15
Total: 215
Should the FDA regulate E-Cigarettes?
 Yes61% 62
 No23% 23
 I don't care17% 17
Total: 102
Are you happy with Minnesota's new minimum wage law?
 No53% 64
 Yes30% 36
 I don't care17% 20
Total: 120
Should bison be reintroduced to Minneopa State Park?
 Yes83% 89
 No11% 12
 I don't care6% 6
Total: 107
Do you think the Affordable Care Act will improve your health care?
 No78% 96
 Yes20% 25
 I don't care2% 2
Total: 123
Should Minnesota legalize medical marijuana?
 Yes55% 66
 No35% 42
 I don't care10% 12
Total: 120
Should e-cigarettes be banned in public buildings?
 Yes55% 72
 No31% 41
 I don't care14% 18
Total: 131
Should wolves be hunted?
 Yes47% 44
 No44% 41
 I do not care9% 8
Total: 93
Would you rather see the movies organized by theater or movie title?
 Theater67% 60
 Movie Title23% 21
 No Opinion10% 9
Total: 90
Should public schools randomly drug test students?
 Yes56% 36
 No42% 27
 I do not care2% 1
Total: 64
Do you like the new look of KatoInfo?
 Yes76% 83
 No20% 22
 I do not care4% 4
Total: 109
Who is your choice for Mankato mayor?
 John Brady42% 5
 Eric Anderson33% 4
 Chris Frederick17% 2
 Other8% 1
Total: 12
Should the city of Mankato allow the raising of chickens within the city limits?
 No48% 128
 Yes33% 89
 Don't care19% 51
Total: 268
How would you rate the cities snow removal this year?
 Below Average32% 104
 Average26% 85
 Poor23% 75
 Above Average12% 41
 Excellent7% 24
Total: 329
Has the Government Bailout helped your financial situation.
 No Not AT All91% 106
 Yes A Little7% 8
 Yes A Lot2% 2
Total: 116
Which summer event are you most excited for?
 Ribfest41% 92
 Fun Days31% 70
 Brewfest15% 34
 Solstice8% 17
 Rockin' in the Quarry6% 13
Total: 226
Which social networking site do you use?
 Facebook69% 148
 None24% 52
 Myspace4% 8
 Twitter3% 7
Total: 215
Are we due for another snowstorm before spring is really here?
 Yes, its Minnesota67% 102
 No29% 45
 Maybe4% 6
Total: 153
What do you think of the changes to Madison Ave?
 Hate them47% 62
 Love them27% 35
 Don't care26% 34
Total: 131
How much snow are we really going to get?
 4-6 inches37% 15
 6-8 inches37% 15
 2-4 inches22% 9
 10+ inches5% 2
 8-10 inches0% 0
Total: 41
What is your favorite search engine?
 Google83% 86
 Yahoo7% 7
 MSN7% 7
 Other3% 3
 AOL Search1% 1
Total: 104

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