Election 2008
Straw Polls

11 March 2006 - Southern Republican Leadership Conference Hotline Straw Poll Unofficial Results

Candidate             Raw          %age
Bill Frist            526          36.9%
Mitt Romney           205          14.4
George Allen          147          10.3
Pres. Bush (write in) 147          10.3
John McCain            66           4.6
Mike Huckabee          54           3.8
Write In (Not GB/CR)   43           3.0
George Pataki          38           2.7
Condi Rice (write in)  32           2.2
Sam Brownback          22           1.5
Rudy Giuliani          15           1.1
Newt Gingrich          13           0.9
Chuck Hagel             3           0.2

2nd Choices Of Frist Voters (%age Only)
George Allen                  18.4%
Mitt Romney                   12.0
Rudy Giuliani                 12.0
John McCain                   10.6
Pres. Bush (write in)          7.0
Mike Huckabee                  4.0
Newt Gingrich                  3.4
Sam Brownback                  2.7
Condi Rice (write in)          2.1
Chuck Hagel                    1.0
George Pataki                  0.8
None                          24.1
Other                          3.0

Some notable info from the unofficial results:
Total ballots cast now:                        1427
Total non-spoiled ballots cast:                1311
Total ballots cast in '98:                      858
Spoiled ballots                                 116 (8.1%)
Total TN voters:                                742 (52%)
Number of Frist's votes outside TN:              97
Percent of Frist's votes from TN:                82%
# Of TN voters who did not choose Frist first:   313 (42%)
 

20 May 2006 - Wisconsin State Republican Convention Straw Poll

Candidate     Raw    %
------------- ---  ---
George Allen   61   17
Rudy Giuliani  60   17
Newt Gingrich  53   15
Condi Rice     50   14
Mitt Romney    40   11
John McCain    37   10
No response    15    4
Sam Brownback  11    3
Bill Frist      8    2
Tom Tancredo    8    2
Write In        7    2
George Pataki   4    1
Mike Huckabee   2    1
Chuck Hagel     1    0
------------- ---  ---
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5 June 2006 - Macomb County Michigan Presidential Straw Poll

Candidate Votes
Tom Tancredo 60
Rudy Giuliani 45
Mitt Romney 40
Condolezza Rice 39
Newt Gingrich 38
John McCain 38
George Allen 21
Mike Pence 15
Ron Paul 14
Mike Huckabee 6
Bill Frist 4
Alan Keyes 2
Candice Miller 2
Sam Brownback 1
Total 327

Source: http://migop.blogs.com/blog/2006/06/macomb_county_p.html

 

2 March 2007: Spartanburg, South Carolina Straw Poll

Candidate Votes
John McCain 164
Rudy Giuliani 162
Duncan Hunter 158
Sam Brownback 85
Mitt Romney 80
Newt Gingrich (write-in) 33
Mike Huckabee 21
Tom Tancredo 10
John Cox 4
Ron Paul 4
Condoleezza Rice (write-in) 2
Jim Gilmore 1
Tommy Thompson 1
Sanders (the party was unable to identify this candidate) (write-in) 1
Total cast 776

Source: http://www.cnn.com/POLITICS/blogs/politicalticker/2007/03/mccain-wins-spartanburg-straw-poll.html


12 May 2007 - Wisconsin GOP Straw Poll

Candidate Votes
Fred Thompson95
Tommy Thompson84
Mitt Romney41
Rudy Giuliani35
Sam Brownback14
Newt Gingrich12
John McCain10
Tom Tancredo8
Duncan Hunter3
No response2
Ron Paul1
Write in1
Jim Gilmore0
Chuck Hagel0
Mike Huckabee0
Total cast306

Source: http://blogs.wispolitics.com/GOPconvos/2007/05/fred-thompson-walker-top-wispolitics.html


8 June 2007 - Utah State Republican Convention Presidential Straw Poll

Candidate RAW %
Mitt Romney 1042 80.46%
Ron Paul 70 5.41%
Rudy Giuliani 57 4.40%
John McCain 54 4.17%
Tom Tancredo 19 1.47%
Tommy Thompson 16 1.24%
Fred Thompson (write-in) 15 1.16%
Mike Huckabee 12 0.93%
Sam Brownback 8 0.62%
Stan Lockhart (write-in, newly elected Chair of the Utah GOP) 1 0.08%
Newt Gingrich (write-in) 1 0.08%
 

19 June 2007 - National Taxpayers Union Straw Poll

Candidate Percent
Fred Thompson 25.7%
Ron Paul 16.7%
Rudy Giuliani 12.5%
Mitt Romney 9.0%
John McCain 5.6%
Mike Huckabee 4.8%
Jim Gilmore 4.2%
Newt Gingrich (write in) 3.5%
Sam Brownback 2.1%
Duncan Hunter 2.1%
Tom Tancredo 2.1%
Dick Armey (write in) 1.4%
Hillary Clinton 1.4%
Barack Obama 1.4%
Tommy Thompson 1.4%
Jeb Bush (write in) 0.7%
Tom Coburn (write in) 0.7%
Steve Forbes (write in) 0.7%
Mike Gravel 0.7%
Bill Richardson 0.7%

Source: http://blog.ntu.org/main/post.php?post_id=2116


1 July 2007 - California Republican Assembly

Candidate Percent
Fred Thompson 25%
Duncan Hunter 19%
Mitt Romney 19%
Ron Paul 12%
Tom Tancredo 8%
Newt Gingrich 7%
Rudy Guiliani 7%
Sam Brownbeck 3%
Mike Huckabee 0%
Tommy Thompson 0%

Source: http://www.californiarepublicanassembly.com/news.htm?news_id=8


4 July 2007 - Cobb County, Georgia GOP Straw Poll

Candidate Votes Percent
Fred Thompson 73 29.67%
Ron Paul 43 17.48%
Mitt Romney 38 15.45%
Mike Huckabee 33 13.41%
Newt Gingrich 29 11.79%
Rudy Giuliani 26 10.57%
Tom Tancredo 2 .008%
John McCain 2 .008%
Total 246 100.00%
Other announced candidates were on the ballot but received no votes.

Source: http://www.cobbgop2007.com/


8 July 2007 - Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers

CandidateVotePercent
Ron Paul18261.90%
Rudy Giuliani 227.48%
Daniel Gilbert 206.80%
Mitt Romney 134.42%
Mike Huckabee 103.40%
Tom Thompson 93.06%
Sam Brownback 82.72%
Duncan Hunter 62.04%
Newt Gingrich 51.70%
John Cox 41.36%
Fred Thompson 41.36%
Tom Tancredo 31.02%
Robert Haines 20.68%
George Phillies 20.68%
Dennis Kucinich 10.34%
John McCain 10.34%
Mickey Mouse 10.34%
Barack Obama 10.34%
Totals294100.00%

Source: http://www.cnht.org/


8 July 2008 - Young Republicans Straw Poll

CandidateVotePercent
Mitt Romney16346.97%
Tommy Thompson10329.68%
Rudy Giuliani 3710.66%
Mike Huckabee 144.03%
Duncan Hunter 144.03%
Ron Paul 113.17%
John McCain 51.44%
Totals347100.00%

Source: http://www.eyeon08.com/2007/07/08/young-republican-straw-poll/


11 August 2007 - Iowa Republican non-binding Ames Straw Poll

The results of the Iowa Republican Party's Ames Presidential Straw Poll
as certified by State Auditor David Vaudt and Chairman Ray Hoffmann are:

Candidate Votes Percent
Mitt Romney4,51631.5%
Mike Huckabee2,58718.1%
Sam Brownback2,19215.3%
Tom Tancredo1,96113.7%
Ron Paul1,3059.1%
Tommy Thompson1,039*7.3%
Fred Thompson2031.4%
Rudy Giuliani1831.3%
Duncan Hunter1741.2%
John McCain1011.0%
John Cox410.1%
Total14,302100.0%

26,000 Total Tickets were sold.

Source: Cyclone Conservatives: http://cycloneconservatives.blogspot.com/2007/08/mitt-romney-wins-ames-straw-poll.html
Source: Iowa Republican Party: http://www.iowagop.net/shownews.asp?artid=20

* Some sources state 1,029.


17 August 2007 - Illinois Republican Party Straw Poll

Candidate Vote Percent
Mitt Romney37340.35%
Fred Thompson18419.96%
Ron Paul17418.87%
Rudy Giuliani10711.61%
John McCain384.12%
Mike Huckabee283.04%
Sam Brownback101.08%
Duncan Hunter60.65%
Tom Tancredo20.33%
Total922100.0%

The Illinois Republican Party sponsored the straw poll during its Republican
Day festivities at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. Requirements to participate were
either having participated in one of the previously held Republican Presidential Debates or
having polled above 5% in a national, independent poll.

Sources: We Are Illinois: http://www.weareillinois.org/Connect/Detail/tabid/73/news_item_id/345/Default.aspx
QCTimes.com: http://www.qctimes.com/articles/2007/08/16//news/local/doc46c4e2256a2f9270245306.txt

 

1 September 2007 - Texas' Republican Party Presidential Straw Poll

CandidateVotePercent
Duncan Hunter53441.08%
Fred Thompson26620.46%
Ron Paul21716.69%
Mike Huckabee 836.38%
Rudy Giuliani 786.00%
Mitt Romney 614.69%
Ray McKinney 282.15%
John Cox 100.77%
John McCain 80.62%
Sam Brownback 60.46%
Tom Tancredo 60.46%
Hugh Cort 30.23%
Totals 1,300100.00%

Source: http://www.foxnews.com/wires/2007Sep01/0,4670,TexasStrawPoll,00.html

 

22 September 2007 - Michigan Republican Leadership Conference Straw Poll

CandidateVotePercent
Mitt Romney38339.12%
John McCain26026.56%
Ron Paul10610.83%
Rudy Giuliani10410.62%
Fred Thompson 707.15%
Mike Huckabee 252.55%
Uncommitted 161.63%
Ducan Hunter 121.23%
Sam Brownback 30.31%
Tom Tancredo 00.00%
Totals979100.00%

The Mackinac Island Straw Poll, sponsored by the Hotline,
was held Friday 21 September and Saturday 23 September 2007. Only
conference registrants who were Michigan residents were eligible to vote.

Source: http://hotlineblog.nationaljournal.com/archives/2007/09/post_219.html

 

20 October 2007 - Family Research Council Values Voters Straw Poll

Which of the following candidates for President would you most likely to vote for?

CandidateVotePercent
Mitt Romney 1,59527.62%
Mike Huckabee 1,56527.10%
Ron Paul86514.98%
Fred Thompson5649.77%
Undecided3295.70%
Sam Brownback2975.14%
Duncan Hunter1402.42%
Tom Tancredo1332.30%
Rudy Giuliani1071.85%
John McCain 811.40%
Not Voting 671.16%
Barack Obama 90.16%
Joe Biden 50.09%
Hillary Clinton 50.09%
John Edwards 40.07%
Dennis Kucinich 40.07%
Christopher Dodd 20.03%
Bill Richardson 20.03%
Mike Gravel 10.02%
Totals 5,775100.00%

Onsite Straw Poll Results

CandidateVotePercent
Mike Huckabee48851.26%
Mitt Romney9910.40%
Fred Thompson778.09%
Tom Tancredo656.83%
Rudy Giuliani606.30%
Duncan Hunter545.67%
John McCain303.15%
Sam Brownback 262.73%
Ron Paul252.63%
Undecided111.16%
Not Voting70.74%
Barack Obama50.53%
Christopher Dodd20.21%
Dennis Kucinich20.21%
Joe Biden10.11%
Hillary Clinton00.00%
John Edwards00.00%
Mike Gravel00.00%
Bill Richardson00.00%
Totals952100.00%

5,775 votes were cast in the first-ever Values Voters Straw Poll
at the Family Research Council Action's 2nd Annual Washington Briefing. FRC Action
members had the choice of voting on-line, by mail, or at electronic voting stations
during the event. All presidential candidates from both parties were listed on the ballot.

Source: http://www.frcaction.org/

 

6 November 2007 - Democracy for America 2007 Internet Pulse Poll

CandidateVotePercent
Representative Dennis Kucinich 49,36431.97%
Former Vice President Al Gore 38,24224.77%
Former Senator John Edwards 24,07815.60%
Senator Barack Obama 21,40313.86%
Senator Hillary Clinton 6,5044.21%
Governor Bill Richardson 6,3094.09%
Other 3,1712.05%
Senator Christopher Dodd 2,4151.56%
Senator Joe Biden 1,7231.12%
Former Senator Mike Gravel 1,1820.77%
Totals154,391100.00%

Source: http://www.DemocracyforAmerica.com/pulsepoll/results

 

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