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Opinion poll question: Optimist readers say no to Hell Night

Here are the results of our latest online opinion poll
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Delta Police are happy to report a quieter Hell Night in South Delta this year.

Delta Optimist polled 314 Optimist readers and asked the question: Do you think Hell Night should be stopped in South Delta?

The poll ran from Sept. 6 to 13. Of the 314 votes, we can determine that 147 are from within the community. The full results are as follows:

YES 78.91 % local, 72.93 % total    
NO 21.09 % local, 27.07 % total    
  Local   Total

Results are based on an online study of adult Optimist readers that are located in the Delta area. The margin of error - which measures sample variability - is +/- 5.49%, 19 times out of 20.

The Optimist uses a variety of techniques to capture data, detect and prevent fraudulent votes, detect and prevent robots, and filter out non-local and duplicate votes.