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Chris Hall Bio

Chris Hall

Chris Hall is the National Affairs Editor for CBC News. He's been a member of the CBC Parliamentary Bureau since 1998. That adds up to 11 budgets, four elections, three prime ministers and too many confidence votes to count. Chris started his career in print before moving to the CBC in 1992. Since then, he's worked in Toronto, Halifax and St. John's, as well as Ottawa.

Power & Politics' Ballot Box question

Tags: ballot box, power & politics

Yesterday we asked: 
Should Parliament reopen the debate over assisted suicide?

- Yes: 998 votes (74%)
- No: 329 votes (25%)
- Not sure: 13 votes (1%)

Power & Politics' Ballot Box question

Tags: ballot box, power & politics

Yesterday we asked: Should public funds be used to pay for a national child-care program? Here are the results: Yes: 1202 votes (74%) No: 397 votes (24%) Not sure: 25 votes (2%) Total votes: 1624

Power & Politics' Ballot Box question

Tags: ballot box, power and politics

Yesterday we asked: Do you trust the World Health Organization to contain the Ebola outbreak?

- Yes: 128 votes (32%)
- No: 239 votes (60%)
- Not sure: 32 votes (8%)

Power & Politics' Ballot Box question

Tags: ballot box, budget, Flaherty, power & politics

We asked: Can Jim Flaherty balance the books in the next 2 years?

Here are the results:

Yes: 8%
No: 90%
Not sure: 1%

Power & Politics' Ballot Box question

Tags: m-312, stephen woodworth, when life begins

We asked: Should Parliament update the legal definition of when life begins?

a) Yes - 38%
b) No - 61%
c) Not sure- 0%

(Note: This survey is not scientific. Results are based on readers' responses.)

Power & Politics' Ballot Box question

Tags: Ballot Box, Power & Politics

We asked: Do you feel more or less patriotic than 10 years ago?

Here are the results:
More: 17%
Less: 71%
Same: 12%

Not sure: 1%

1,335 people responded to this question.

(Note: This survey is not scientific. Results are based on readers' responses.)

Power & Politics' Ballot Box question

Tags: Ballot Box, Power & Politics

We asked: Are federal public service benefits too generous?

Here are the results:
Yes: 65%
No: 25%
Not sure: 10%

2,927 people responded to this question.

(Note: This survey is not scientific. Results are based on readers' responses.)

Power & Politics' Ballot Box question

Tags: Ballot Box, Power & Politics

We asked: Should non-citizens be deported if they commit a crime?

Here are the results:
Yes: 77%
No: 15%
Not sure: 8%

973 people responded to this question.

(Note: This survey is not scientific. Results are based on readers' responses.)

Power & Politics' Ballot Box question

Tags: Ballot Box, Power & Politics

We asked: Should physician-assisted suicide be legal?

Here are the results:
Yes: 82%
No: 16%
Not sure: 2%

1,530 people responded to this question.

(Note: This survey is not scientific. Results are based on readers' responses.)

Power & Politics' Ballot Box question

Tags: ballot box, power & poltics

We asked: Should Parliament study when life begins?

Here are the results:
Yes: 16%
No: 84%
Not sure: 1%

(Note: This survey is not scientific. Results are based on readers' responses.)