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Results from straw poll

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

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For approximately four weeks, online readers have been able to participate in a non-scientific straw poll at www.thebraziltimes.com.

The poll was officially closed at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 1.

Straw polls provide important interactive dialogue among movements within large groups, reflecting trends like organizations and motivation.

Voting eligibility in specific districts did not restrict voters. Results are provided as entertainment -- and as an indication of voter opinion of those using The Brazil Times' website.

In the polls, readers were asked to give their opinion on four Brazil City Council positions, the Mayor's race and the race for City Clerk-Treasurer.

A total of 838 responses were collected from the poll.

The following are results from The Brazil Times' 2011 Municipal Election Straw Poll:

Mayor of Brazil

* Brian L. Wyndham (D) -- 35 percent,

* TJ Sneddon (R) -- 25.7 percent,

* Undecided -- 13.6 percent,

* Steve Lamb (I) -- 10 percent

City Council At-Large

* Pat Heffner (R) -- 44.5 percent,

* Tyler Hutcheson (D) -- 37.9 percent,

* Undecided -- 17.6 percent

City Council Ward 1

* Brad Deal (D) -- 59.2 percent,

* Gary Rickert (R) -- 21.2 percent,

* Undecided -- 19.6 percent

City Council Ward 4

* Dustin Jorgensen (R) -- 51.2 percent,

* Bill Lovett (D) -- 30 percent,

* Undecided -- 18.8 percent

City Council Ward 3

* Mark Bedwell (I) -- 54.1 percent,

* Ann Bradshaw (D) -- 28.2 percent,

* Undecided -- 17.6 percent

Clerk-Treasurer

* Mary Fisher (R) -- 59.8 percent,

* Karen McQueen (D) 25.1 percent,

* Undecided -- 15.1 percent

The following are voter statistics from the straw poll:

Gender

* Male -- 60.1 percent,

* Female -- 39.9 percent

Age

* 55-plus -- 32.2 percent,

* 47-55 -- 22.2 percent

* 38-47 -- 18.7 percent,

* 28-37 -- 15.6 percent,

* 18-27 -- 11.2 percent

Political Party

* Republican -- 40.7 percent,

* Democrat -- 25.2 percent,

* No affiliation -- 16.1 percent,

* Independent -- 15.2 percent,

* Libertarian -- 2.9 percent

Preferred method of receiving political advertising

* Newspaper (online) -- 40.5 percent,

* Newspaper -- 33.7 percent,

* Yard Signs -- 9.6 percent,

* Other -- 7 percent,

* Radio -- 5 percent,

* Direct Mailing -- 4.3 percent


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The numbers for mayor do not add up to 100%, it only adds up to 84.3%. Whats the deal?

-- Posted by aab_2010 on Tue, Nov 1, 2011, at 10:17 PM

Looks like Mr. Lamb has more yard signs, than votes.

-- Posted by Conservative Dad on Wed, Nov 2, 2011, at 7:08 AM

write this down and lets see how close it turns out. to me Lamb is % is high, maybe its his youtube song--ugg

-- Posted by clycogrl on Wed, Nov 2, 2011, at 10:42 AM

The numbers for mayor do not add up to 100%, it only adds up to 84.3%. Whats the deal?

Math in Clay County!

-- Posted by WickedSpring64 on Wed, Nov 2, 2011, at 4:33 PM

The numbers for mayor do not add up to 100%, it only adds up to 84.3%. Whats the deal?

Math in Clay County!

-- Posted by WickedSpring64 on Wed, Nov 2, 2011, at 4:33 PM

That's the cushion they leave, in case they need to make "Adjustments". lol

-- Posted by Oldtown on Sun, Nov 6, 2011, at 8:38 AM


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