The poll was officially closed at 5:45 p.m., Sunday, March 25.
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 the upcoming elections in the 2012 Clay County Primary.
A total of 254 responses were collected from the poll. Not all responders answered every question.
The following are results from The Brazil Times' 2012 Clay County Primary Straw Poll:
Clay County Superior Court Judge
* J. Blaine Akers (Democrat) -- 43.5 percent
* Robert Pell (Republican) -- 56.5 percent
Clay County Circuit Court Judge
* Joseph D. Trout (Democrat) -- 62.4 percent
* James Edward Deal (Republican) -- 37.6 percent
Clay County Commissioner District 1
* Jack Withers (Democrat) -- 47.2 percent
* Bryan K. Allender (Republican) -- 52.8 percent
Clay County Commissioners District 2
* Charles (Charlie) Brown (Democrat) -- 39.8 percent
* Michael L. (Mike) Wilkinson -- 23.8 percent
* Tony A. Fenwick (Republican) 36.4 percent
Clay County Coroner
* Amy J. (Solomon) Shelton (Democrat) -- 39.8 percent
* John D. Fagg Jr. (Republican) -- 15.6 percent
* Joel R. Reinoehl (Republican) -- 50 percent
Clay County Surveyor
* Rustina Johnson (Republican) -- 21.2 percent
* John R. Keller (Republican) -- 78.8 percent
Clay County Council At-Large
* Chip Hoskins (Democrat) -- 26.5 percent
* Dolores Johnson (Democrat) -- 15 percent
* Roger LaPlante (Democrat) -- 12.4 percent
* William (Bill) Lovett (Democrat) -- 17.1 percent
* Michael McCullough (Democrat) -- 35.5 percent
* Patricia (Pat) Heffner (Republican) -- 33.3 percent
* John Nicoson (Republican) -- 31.2 percent
* Lisa D. Rickert (Republican) -- 12.4 percent
On Sunday, The Times replaced the poll with a new one, specifically designed for results regarding state and national elections. For example, the poll asks readers who they would vote for in the upcoming primary for President of the United States of America, with the selections being Democrat Barack Obama, and Republicans Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney, Patricia Inez Sandifer and Rick Santorum.
The poll also asks readers their selection of Governor, United States Senator, United States Representative District 8, State Representative District 42, State Representative District 44 and State Representative District 46.
The poll went live at approximately 6 p.m.