Mini Poll Results

Independence Daze?

How patriotic are you?
  • 69%
    Very
  • 31%
    Not very
Will you be traveling for the Fourth of July holiday?
  • 19%
    Yes
  • 78%
    No
  • 2%
    Haven't decided yet
Will you be attending Fair St. Louis this year?
  • 16%
    Yes
  • 69%
    No
  • 15%
    Haven't decided yet
Which of the following is your biggest factor in deciding whether or not to attend Fair St. Louis?
  • 33%
    The weather
  • 10%
    The venue
  • 11%
    The bands
  • 4%
    The fireworks
  • 2%
    The children
  • 5%
    My work schedule
  • 34%
    I don't attend Fair St. Louis
Should the permanent venue of Fair St. Louis be in Forest Park or on the Riverfront?
  • 23%
    Forest Park
  • 77%
    Riverfront
Which of the following is the most obnoxious offense against public order likely to occur in your own neighborhood over the Fourth of July weekend?
  • 24%
    Dangerous neighbors celebrating the holiday with gunfire
  • 51%
    Idiot neighbors celebrating the holiday with fireworks
  • 6%
    Intoxicated neighbors having loud parties
  • 14%
    People visiting the neighborhoods taking up all the parking spaces
  • 3%
    In-laws
  • 1%
    My partner attempting to cook with fire
  • 0%
    My children throwing holiday-themed fits
If someone in your neighborhood starts shooting off backyard fireworks, what is your response?
  • 10%
    Join them
  • 13%
    Call the police
  • 1%
    Call the fire department
  • 2%
    Ask them to stop
  • 69%
    Ignore them
  • 4%
    Subtweet about them/complain on NextDoor
Will you set off fireworks this Fourth of July?
  • 3%
    Yes
  • 8%
    Yes, but outside of the City of St. Louis and somewhere legal
  • 85%
    No
  • 3%
    I have no idea what you're talking about.
Do you think local police do enough to enforce firework violations?
  • 12%
    Probably
  • 27%
    Probably not
  • 61%
    Don’t care. Punishing the idiots who shoot guns in the air should be their priority.
Which of the following foods most evoke a St. Louis Fourth of July?
  • 22%
    Brats
  • 49%
    Pork steaks
  • 4%
    Concretes
  • 1%
    Frozen cheesecake (Meet me at the Muny!)
  • 2%
    Shaved ices
  • 22%
    Beer
Which of the following is your favorite Founding Father?
  • 11%
    John Adams
  • 27%
    Benjamin Franklin
  • 8%
    Alexander Hamilton
  • 1%
    John Jay
  • 6%
    Jon Jay
  • 26%
    Thomas Jefferson
  • 16%
    George Washington
  • 3%
    James Madison
  • 0%
    Boris Johnson
If St. Louis were to stage an independence referendum to leave and go it alone like DC or Singapore, how would you vote?
  • 74%
    #Remain
  • 26%
    #Leave