The following is a listing of all past results (since 2/12/2007) from our online poll question on www.nhonews.com. The most popular answer for each question is highlighted in red. Be sure to cast YOUR vote on our current online poll.
Do YOU think enough is being done to combat drunk driving in New Mexico and Arizona?
8 Yes, definitely
27 Not really
99 No, definitely not
Do YOU believe that Native Americans were adequately counted in the 2000 census?
13 Yes, definitely
28 Not really
57 No, definitely not
Do YOU believe that lowering Arizona's minimum wage for teens will result in more jobs?
5 Yes, definitely
10 Not really
31 No, definitely not
"What grade would YOU give to Navajo President Joe Shirley Jr. following his term in office?
What grade would you give to President Obama following his first year in office?"
Do YOU think enough is being done to assist Hopi and Navajo Tribes with emergency weather assistance?
46 Yes, definitely
66 Not really
102 No, definitely not
Who do YOU feel has the right to appoint Hopi village representatives to the Hopi Tribal Council?
2 Hopi Tribal Council
76 Individual Hopi villages
20 Hopi village kikmongwi
47 Hopi tribal voters
Do YOU think that 2010 will be a better year overall for Indian Country than 2009 was?
50 Yes, I think it will be
26 No, I don't think so
26 It remains to be seen
Do YOU feel that the opposition to the outcome of the Dec. 15 election by the Dine' for Fairness in Government group is justified?
29 Yes, it is
11 It has some merit
15 Not really
35 No, it's not
What will be YOUR main New Year's resolution for 2010?
26 Lose weight/live healthier
7 Quit smoking/drinking
3 Spend more time with family/friends
28 Get out of debt
13 Get more organized
8 Something else
Do YOU think that Christmas has become too commercialized?"
199 Yes, definitely
5 Not really
9 No, definitely not
How badly do YOU think government reform is needed for the Navajo and Hopi tribes?"
124 Very badly
1 Not really
6 No reform is necessary
"How long do YOU think it will take for the economy to fully recover?"
0 Less than six months
11 About a year
49 About 3-5 years
22 About 7-10 years
23 Not in my lifetime
"What do YOU feel should be the new Hopi chairman's first official task?"
31 Get rid of the entire Hopi Council
7 Abolish the Hopi Constitution
68 Work to regain the peoples' trust
39 All of the above
"Do YOU believe that President Shirley's suspension was justified?"
91 Yes, definitely
144 No, definitely not
53 It remains to be seen
"Do YOU believe the Navajo Nation's proposed purchase of Arizona Snowbowl is feasible?"
67 Yes, definitely
27 Not really
52 No, definitely not
"Do YOU think revival of the Hopi Appellate Court will help resolve the current turmoil?"
8 Yes, definitely
9 I think it might help
19 Not really
40 No, definitely not
"Do YOU think Columbus Day should be a national holiday to honor Native Americans?"
68 Yes, definitely
140 No, definitely not
"What do YOU think about the Hopi Tribe's decision to banish environmental groups?"
46 What are they thinking!?
20 There will be consequences
21 They should have done it sooner
46 It's the best decision they ever made
Do YOU think Indian Country is doing enough to combat domestic violence?
2 Yes, definitely
40 Not really
71 No, definitely not
Do YOU think the upcoming Hopi election will resolve or perpetuate the current political turmoil?
5 Yes, I think it will resolve everything
26 It might resolve some things
12 It won't resolve very much
54 No, the political turmoil will continue
Do YOU think Arizona is setting a good example for Native American education?
48 Yes, I think so
37 No, I don't think so
Do YOU believe that efforts such as the National Backpack Program contribute to student success?
57 Yes, I believe it does
24 I think it provides some help
15 I don't think it helps much
21 No, I don't believe it does
How widespread do YOU think Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) is on Navajo and Hopi lands?
121 I believe it's very widespread
16 I think it's somewhat widespread
8 I don't think it's very widespread
5 I don't believe it's widespread at all
How would YOU rate President Obama's performance to date?
65 He's doing okay
28 He could do a little better
How do YOU think Diane Humetewa's resignation as U.S. Attorney will impact Indian Country?
55 It will have a significant impact
27 It may have some impact
9 It will have very little impact
25 It won't have any impact at all
Do YOU feel that the Navajo Nation has abused and misinterpreted the Dine' Fundamental Laws?
53 Yes, they have
12 No, they haven't
How much impact do YOU think the recently approved "green" legislation will have on the lives of Navajo people?
23 It will have a significant impact
18 It may have some impact
24 It will have very little impact
17 It won't have any impact at all
Should the ADEQ grant the air/water permits to allow uranium mining near the Grand Canyon?
3 Yes, definitely
135 No, definitely not
8 More input/research is needed
3 It's going to happen anyway
Which initiative(s) do YOU feel the Navajo voters should vote for?
23 Vote "no" on both initiatives
41 Vote only to reduce the Navajo council from 88 members to 24
5 Vote only to give the President line item veto authority
50 Vote "yes" on both initiatives
Do YOU think Flagstaff is ignoring the unique contributions of its Native American population by supporting snowmaking?
177 Yes, definitely
16 Not really
31 No, definitely not
Do YOU feel that the State of Arizona should do more to help tribes protect the San Francisco Peaks?
152 Yes, definitely
16 Arizona should at least support the tribes
4 It's out of Arizona's hands
10 No, definitely not
How do YOU feel about the Supreme Court's decision not to hear the San Francisco Peaks appeal?
13 I'm very happy with this decision
4 I guess it is a good decision
7 I don't think it was a good decision
125 I'm very disappointed with this decision
Given the current economy, what do YOU think is the current best option for recent high school graduates?
60 Go on to college somewhere
9 Get a job and start saving money
14 Enlist in the military
2 Volunteer for a worthy cause
7 Enjoy the summer and don't worry about anything
How do YOU feel about the Bennett Freeze law being repealed by President Obama?
148 I am very happy and excited
21 I guess it is a good decision
4 I am somewhat disappointed
33 I am very disappointed with this decision
Do YOU think the Navajo Nation was treated unfairly with the remand of the Desert Rock permit?
17 Yes, they were. The EPA should reverse their decision.
27 No, they weren't. The EPA made the right decision.
2 No comment
Do YOU think the swine flu outbreak will drastically affect Native American communities in Arizona?
15 Yes, I believe it will
31 Probably not as much as anticipated
51 No, I don't think it will
Do YOU agree with the Supreme Court's decision to deny the Navajo Nation $600 million in coal royalties?
46 Yes, I strongly agree with the Court's decision
11 I somewhat agree with the decision.
14 I don't exactly agree with the decision.
209 I strongly disagree with the decision.
Do YOU feel that enough is being done by tribes to promote the use of alternative energy sources?
7 Yes, enough is being done
34 Not quite enough is being done
15 Tribes should focus on other issues
116 No, a lot more needs to be done
Do YOU believe that repealing the Bennett Freeze will help heal relations between Navajos and Hopis?
50 Yes, I believe it will
106 No, I don't think it will
67 Only time will tell
Do YOU believe the Arizona State Legislature will do their part to strengthen state-tribal partnerships?
7 Yes, I strongly believe they will
18 Yes, but not as much as they should
36 No, but that's the way it's always been
24 No, I strongly believe they won't
Should the Supreme Court rule in favor of the Navajo Nation for over $600 million in coal royalties?
153 Yes, the Supreme Court should rule in favor of the Navajo Nation
23 No, the Navajo Nation had their day in court already and they lost
6 No comment
How do YOU feel about this latest winter snowstorm?
137 I love it!
10 I hate it!
35 As long as the roads are clear, I'm good!
11 I really hope these next few weeks of winter go fast!
Which team do YOU think will win the Super Bowl?
34 Arizona Cardinals
9 Pittsburgh Steelers
3 My team didn't make it this year, so it doesn't matter
Now that President Obama has taken office, how optimistic are YOU that 2009 will be a good year?
112 Very optimistic
51 Somewhat optimistic
38 Not very optimistic
49 Not optimistic at all
What shape do YOU think the Hopi Tribe will be left in following Ben Nuvamsa's resignation on Dec. 31?
87 Everything will improve
120 Nothing will change
83 Everything will fall apart
62 It doesn't matter...enroll me in another tribe
Do YOU feel that the public outcry for government reform will be considered by the Hopi Tribal Council?
22 Yes, I believe it will effect change
87 No, their concerns will fall on deaf ears
14 It's too late for reform
16 Can't we all just get along?
2 No comment
Have YOU done all of your Christmas shopping?
11 Yes, I've been done for a while
58 No, I haven't even started yet
16 I'm waiting for a great sale
36 Shopping?? In this economy??
35 Bah humbug!
Now that Barack Obama will be our next president, how optimistic are YOU that he will better serve Indian Country?
112 Very optimistic
53 Somewhat optimistic
27 Not sure/Undecided
28 Not really optimistic
72 Not optimistic at all
What do YOU feel should be done to resolve the current disputes within the Hopi Tribal government?
(Results as of 12:21 p.m. 11/11/08)
36 Leave as is...let them resolve it themselves
93 Get rid of everyone and start all over
47 Have the federal government (BIA) intervene
36 Call in an impartial conflict resolution specialist
48 Abolish the Hopi Constitution and go back to traditional ways
Have YOU gone to get a flu shot yet?
25 Yes, I already got my shot
33 It's on my "To-Do" list
5 I'm scared of needles
16 No way, I'll take my chances
Do YOU think the next U.S. President will adequately address current Native American needs and concerns?
19 Yes, I do think so
35 It's possible
40 I have my doubts
95 No, I don't think so
Who do YOU believe should be our next president?
49 John McCain
104 Barack Obama
2 No comment
Do YOU feel that a smoking ban should be implemented at the new Fire Rock casino?
154 Definitely yes
37 It should be considered
20 It should not be considered
86 Definitely no
How do YOU feel about the Ninth Circuit Court's ruling on Aug. 8, allowing the use of reclaimed sewage effluent to make artificial snow on the San Francisco Peaks?
23 I am thrilled about it
24 It's probably a good decision
76 It's probably a bad decision
423 I am outraged about it
Should the Navajo Nation Council impose term limits on council delegates and the Council Speaker?
197 Yes, they should
19 No, they shouldn't
71 Navajo voters should decide this
7 Just leave everything as it is
4 No comment
What do YOU think about the newly redesigned NHO Web site?
110 I love it!
11 I hate it!
2 I didn't notice
Do YOU support the possible re-opening of the Black Mesa coal mine on the Hopi Reservation?
16 Yes, I strongly support it
1 I support it somewhat
1 I am somewhat opposed to it
31 No, I am strongly opposed to it
Do YOU agree with Navajo Nation President Shirley's decison to reduce the Navajo Nation Council from 88 members to 24?
58 I strongly agree
8 I agree somewhat
6 I disagree somewhat
21 I strongly disagree
How do YOU feel about the April 10 decision to officially rename Squaw Peak to Piestewa Peak?
41 I strongly agree with the decision
13 I support the decision
6 I don't support the decision
2 I strongly disagree with the decision
How often do YOU come to Flagstaff?
2 2-3 times a week
11 Once a month
10 Once a year
3 Where is Flagstaff?
Which of the following terms do YOU feel most comfortable being referred to as?
59 Native American
16 American Indian
How do YOU feel about Rick Renzi's refusal to resign even after being indicted on corruption charges?
5 Good, he shouldn't be pushed to resign.
17 WHAT?! He should resign immediately!
Do YOU feel that the concerns of Native tribes throughout the U.S. are being adequately addressed by the current presidential candidates?
5 Definitely YES
1 Don't know/Not sure
23 Not really
49 Definitely NO
Now that most of the caucuses and primaries are over, who do YOU think has the best chance of becoming our next president?
27 Hillary Clinton (Democrat)
5 Mike Huckabee (Republican)
4 John Edwards (Democrat)
5 Mitt Romney (Republican)
23 Barack Obama (Democrat)
25 John McCain (Republican)
Do YOU think Native Americans will have a significant impact on the 2008 presidential elections?
If the Presidential elections were held today, who would YOU vote for?
33 Hillary Clinton (Democrat)
2 Rudy Giulianai (Republican)
6 John Edwards (Democrat)
6 Mike Huckabee (Republican)
29 Barack Obama (Democrat)
15 John McCain (Republican)
9 Bill Richardson (Democrat)
6 Mitt Romney (Republican)
8 Someone else
Do YOU believe that humans are knowingly impacting climate change?
3 Don't know/don't care
Do YOU support the Ninth Circuit Court's decision to rehear the Snowbowl case?
4 I strongly support it
1 I am somewhat supportive
1 I am somewhat opposed
46 I am strongly opposed to it
Do YOU think the new Nike Air Native N7 shoe truly honors the Native American Seventh generation philosophy?
16 It's just a marketing ploy.
2 It angers/upsets me.
7 I could care less!
Do YOU agree with the Navajo Nation government's decision to support the development of the Desert Rock coal-fired power plant?
14 Yes, I support their decision.
41 No, I don't support their decision.
Students and parents: Are YOU ready for the new school year to begin?
7 (Students) Yes, I can't wait to go back to school!
0 (Students) No, I don't want to go back to school yet!
10 (Parents) Yes, I am ready for my child(ren) to go back to school.
8 (Parents) No, I'm not ready for my child(ren) to go back to school.
Are the high gas prices affecting YOUR summer travel/vacation plans this year?
13 No, my plans are not affected.
9 I don't travel/vacation much.
25 Yes, it's cheaper to stay home.
What type of articles would YOU like to see more of in the Navajo Hopi Observer?
14 Local "Rez" news
0 National/World news
8 News from other tribes
How much do YOU support the Just Transition Coalition's efforts to bring renewable energy resources to the Navajo and Hopi reservations?
28 I strongly support it
0 I don't support it at all
Do YOU think Howard M. Shanker has a good chance of unseating Rick Renzi as Congressman for Arizona Congressional District 1?
1 Not sure
Do YOU think Ben Nuvamsa should be reinstated as Hopi Tribal Chairman?
5 I'm not sure
How much do YOU agree (or disagree) with the Hopi Tribal Council's decision to remove Ben Nuvamsa from the Hopi Tribal Chairman's position?
5 I strongly agree...
2 I somewhat agree...
8 I'm not sure...
2 I somewhat disagree...
17 I strongly disagree...
What do YOU think about the Hualapai Tribe's decision to build a skywalk on the west rim of the Grand Canyon?
16 I LOVE it!
5 I HATE it!
5 I'm not sure...
9 It completely ruins the scenery.
6 They really need the money.
Do YOU agree with the Court's judgment to not allow treated wastewater for making snow on the San Francisco Peaks?
1 I'm not sure
What is YOUR favorite portion of the Navajo Hopi Observer?
18 Front page
4 Opinion/Editorial page
1 Question of the Week
1 School news
Do YOU celebrate Valentine's Day?
11 Yes! I look forward to it every year!
10 No. It's a waste of money.
2 I'm not sure yet.