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Tue Mar 15, 2022, 11:24 PM Mar 2022

POLL: Come on DU'ers. VOTE - Permanent Daylight Savings or Permanent Standard Time?? [View all]

Last edited Wed Mar 16, 2022, 10:22 AM - Edit history (1)

In Calif, I personally do not need the evening to be light until almost 9pm in summer.

I'd also rather get the morning started soon after the sun comes up.

Nationwide I think the split is about 50/50.

What do we have here?

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151 votes, 11 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Permanent Standard Time (just changed from)
69 (46%)
Permanent Daylight Savings Time (just changed to)
82 (54%)
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Please K&R to get the widest response! Thanks TeamProg Mar 2022 #1
I think leftieNanner Mar 2022 #2
Hmm, In Calif, we have Pacific Standard or Pacific Daylight. that's how I'm used to phrasing either. TeamProg Mar 2022 #3
Fixed! I was surprised that I was able to edit a poll question.. n/t TeamProg Mar 2022 #10
yes, you can edit after people start voting Demovictory9 Mar 2022 #51
"Standard Time" or "Daylight Savings Time" marybourg Mar 2022 #4
Fixed! TeamProg Mar 2022 #6
Please edit your subject line too - it's confusing. lagomorph777 Mar 2022 #75
It is unfortunate that representatives from northern states are in the minority question everything Mar 2022 #5
Yeah, that's no good! Rubio and Sinema lead the bill's vote.. n/t TeamProg Mar 2022 #8
Same in Texas, we're in the same time zone. It will be 8:29 on December 31st before the sun rises. herding cats Mar 2022 #19
I remember hearing the rationale wnylib Mar 2022 #44
What do Alaskans do in winter when it is dark most of the time? Mariana Mar 2022 #45
Yes, that's my point. If they can handle it, wnylib Mar 2022 #55
It'll be interesting when the polls come out, to see who opposes this. Mariana Mar 2022 #58
Yeah - no fun getting up hours before sunrise in the winter. lagomorph777 Mar 2022 #77
. . . niyad Mar 2022 #7
if you want "more daylight" just shift business/school hours earlier caraher Mar 2022 #9
As a former teacher I couldn't agree more. BigmanPigman Mar 2022 #48
I agree. As I child I found it torture to get out of bed each morning and have never really smirkymonkey Mar 2022 #59
With the young, there's a lot of research to the effect that there are no "morning people" caraher Mar 2022 #73
✔️ msfiddlestix Mar 2022 #11
It's a delusion. You don't get more hours in the day, and the seasons just keep on going... Hekate Mar 2022 #12
Northern states should not have to wait to 9:00 am for sunrise if daylight savings is year around question everything Mar 2022 #15
What does that even mean? You can control the Earth's seasonal changes? Hekate Mar 2022 #20
Yes, they do. In Norway. Meaning that they keep standard time in December. question everything Mar 2022 #26
Everyone in the central time zone, top to bottom, has the same issue. herding cats Mar 2022 #24
Now I am curious so I compared Minneapolis to St. Louis question everything Mar 2022 #31
Yes, we vary from Eastern to Western position. herding cats Mar 2022 #35
100% personal preference Cosmocat Mar 2022 #57
THANK YOU!!!! GoCubsGo Mar 2022 #64
I always preferred Standard Time In It to Win It Mar 2022 #13
I sent emailed my member of Congress asking to vote no on permanent daylight savings question everything Mar 2022 #14
Indiana stayed on the same year round radical noodle Mar 2022 #30
Looks like none of them listened Polybius Mar 2022 #84
Oh, I sent to the House member; they have not voted yet question everything Mar 2022 #91
i dont know!!!! Demovictory9 Mar 2022 #16
Don't care. Arizona does not change. LogicFirst Mar 2022 #17
What are you on in relation to PDT ? TeamProg Mar 2022 #18
Arizona is Pacific Daylight now AZSkiffyGeek Mar 2022 #29
Hawai'i doesn't change either. If I want to call anyone there it's up to me to remember if ... Hekate Mar 2022 #21
I have family in Arizona. GoCubsGo Mar 2022 #63
I'm in Arizona, and I definitely do care wackadoo wabbit Mar 2022 #42
Except the Native American territories Darwins_Retriever Mar 2022 #62
I'm not sure which would be best for people like me Meowmee Mar 2022 #22
I voted for Standard... 'high noon' should be at noon - not 1pm, ya know? Talitha Mar 2022 #23
The way we've been doing it for decades is fine. Patterson Mar 2022 #25
Stay as it was relayerbob Mar 2022 #27
Perm DLST, otherwise the sun comes up at 4:30 AM in the summer. C Moon Mar 2022 #28
NO! NO! NO! I live in northeastern Michigan. Jack-o-Lantern Mar 2022 #32
I live in northern WA, the sun is set by 4:30 in Jan RainCaster Mar 2022 #34
Try Sweden. You would freaking out in the summers here, when the sun barely sets at all, Celerity Mar 2022 #49
I don't care which people pick radical noodle Mar 2022 #33
Up North here we need all the sunlight we can get TrogL Mar 2022 #36
Changing or not changing the clocks Mr.Bill Mar 2022 #38
It changes the amount in afternoon when I'm outside TrogL Mar 2022 #39
Exactly, It surprises me that some here don't get that extending daylight savings time would Demsrule86 Mar 2022 #71
DSL does not significantly save energy question everything Mar 2022 #82
one of the few things Arizona does right Kali Mar 2022 #37
Yes! GoCubsGo Mar 2022 #65
There is a compromise that would work, Mr.Bill Mar 2022 #40
Hot summers - garden early tapper Mar 2022 #41
I'm a night owl mvd Mar 2022 #43
I voted for DST, but I think it should be up to each state to decide Salviati Mar 2022 #46
My sister and I discussed this and we are now both retired BigmanPigman Mar 2022 #47
Standard is more ecological burrowowl Mar 2022 #50
I'd prefer that everyone just go by UTC and eliminate all the confusion. SeattleVet Mar 2022 #52
I want it light late as possible when I drive home from work. The commute home is diane in sf Mar 2022 #53
Really, just pick one! n/t shanti Mar 2022 #54
Neither. Spring ahead, Fall back; perfect as is. Owl Mar 2022 #56
Nope. I want daylight savings time in November and December...I hate getting up in the dark, Demsrule86 Mar 2022 #70
Daylight saving time in Nov and Dec will give you sunrise close to 9:00 am! question everything Mar 2022 #80
I think you mean that you want Standard Time in November Polybius Mar 2022 #85
Whichever one keeps it dark until 7:30a/8a ecstatic Mar 2022 #60
I think it would be interesting to see what people's opinions are regarding this question smirkymonkey Mar 2022 #61
There was this same type of poll in the Lounge? TeamProg Mar 2022 #72
K & R DemocraticPatriot Mar 2022 #66
Don't care. Just stick with one or the other. MineralMan Mar 2022 #67
This message was self-deleted by its author jfz9580m Mar 2022 #68
Daylight saving time all year round for me...it is dark in Ohio by 4:30 in December...it sucks. Demsrule86 Mar 2022 #69
Getting up in the dark sucks. lagomorph777 Mar 2022 #74
Then we need to get rid of winter. we can do it Mar 2022 #76
I guess that's as do-able as pretending we can "save" daylight. lagomorph777 Mar 2022 #79
Put me down for being in favor of the biannual time change. Tommy Carcetti Mar 2022 #78
Standard edhopper Mar 2022 #81
I find it weird that you don't want to have light until 8:30 Polybius Mar 2022 #83
Because I end working on the property til late and then dinner is waaaaay late. n/t TeamProg Mar 2022 #86
But you will be out of work the same time regardless Polybius Mar 2022 #89
Don't really care. moondust Mar 2022 #87
Agreed, it should be based on energy usage, health and safety. n/t TeamProg Mar 2022 #88
We have to get up with our animals and birds, so EST or EDT doesn't matter. marie999 Mar 2022 #90
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