Mini Poll: Guess What This Week’s Poll Is About


Is all fortune telling fake?

Yes:
 60%
No:
 16%
I don't know:
 24%

Have you ever had your fortune predicted or your palm read?

Yes:
 46%
No:
 54%

Have you ever paid to consult a psychic?

Yes:
 16%
No:
 84%

Should spiritualists, fortunetellers, healers, and other psychics be allowed to charge for their services without a regular business license?

Yes:
 23%
No:
 77%

Should zoning codes or other municipal regulations be allowed to ban the practice of commercial fortune telling or astrology from some areas?

Yes:
 44%
No:
 56%

Should commercial psychics who charge for their services be required to submit fingerprints and undergo background checks as do taxi drivers and teachers?

Yes:
 55%
No:
 45%

Which of the following should be required for a special license to charge for psychic services? (check all that apply)

Licensing fee:
 87%
Police background check:
 63%
Fingerprints taken:
 51%
Bond posted:
 24%
Professional association membership:
 27%
Approval of neighbors within a certain radius:
 45%

Do you see enough of a difference between charging for psychic services and accepting donations for offering free psychic services to justify different ordinances or regulations?

Yes:
 24%
No:
 76%

Should the St. Louis Board of Aldermen repeal an ordinance that requires commercial psychics to have a special license?

Yes:
 35%
No:
 65%

Are you or is a member of your family psychic?

Yes:
 5%
No:
 95%

Note: Due to rounding, results for some questions may not total 100%.