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Results from final online poll released

Sunday, November 4, 2012

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For just a little more than two weeks, online readers have had the chance to participate in a non-scientific straw poll at www.thebraziltimes.com.

The poll was officially closed at noon, Sunday, Nov. 4.

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

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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 poll, respondents were asked to give their opinion on the upcoming November election in regard to national offices.

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Mitt Romney
A total of 252 respondents took part in the poll.

The following results are from the poll and include answers for gender, age, political party, method of receiving political advertising and more.

The following are results from the poll:

Which answer best describes your gender?

* Female -- 45.9 percent (113 votes)

* Male -- 54.1 percent (133 votes)

A total of 246 answered this question, with six skipping it.

Which answer best describes your age?

* 18-27 -- 9.8 percent (24 votes)

* 28-37 -- 10.2 percent (25 votes)

* 38-47 -- 11.8 percent (29 votes)

* 47-55 -- 24 percent (59 votes)

* 55-plus -- 44.7 percent (110 votes)

A total of 246 answered this question, with six skipping it.

Which answer best describes your choice of political party?

* Democrat -- 27.5 percent (68 votes)

* Independent -- 13 percent (32 votes)

* Republican -- 49.8 percent (123 votes)

* Libertarian -- 2 percent (5 votes)

* No affiliation -- 8.1 percent (20 votes)

A total of 247 answered this question, with five skipping it.

What is your preferred method of receiving political advertising in Clay County?

* Newspaper -- 32.7 percent (81 votes)

* Newspaper (online) -- 23 percent (57 votes)

* Radio -- 7.3 percent (18 votes)

* Yard Signs -- 10.9 percent (27 votes)

* Direct Mailing -- 4.8 percent (12 votes)

* Other -- 21.4 percent (53 votes)

A total of 248 answered this question, with four skipping it.

In the race for United States Representative, District 8, which answer best describes who you are planning on voting for at this time?

* Larry Bucshon (Republican) -- 65.7 percent (157 votes)

* David Crooks (Democrat) -- 30.5 percent (73 votes)

* Bart Gadau (Libertarian) -- 3.8 percent (9 votes)

A total of 239 answered this question, with 13 skipping it.

In the race for United States Senator, which answer best describes who you are planning on voting for at this time?

* Richard Mourdock (Republican) -- 54.7 percent (128 votes)

* Joe Donnelly (Democrat) -- 40.2 percent (94 votes)

* Andrew Horning (Libertarian) -- 5.1 percent (12 vote)

A total of 234 answered this question, with 18 skipping it.

In the race for President of the United States of America, which answer best describes who you are planning on voting for at this time?

* Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan (Republican) -- 71.4 percent (172 votes)

* Barack Obama/Joe Biden (Democrat) -- 27 percent (65 votes)

* Gary Johnson/James Gray (Libertarian) -- 1.7 percent (4 votes)

A total of 241 answered this question, with 11 skipping it.



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