Day Four Results from Secretary Pate’s Iowa State Fair Straw Poll

Written by Theresa Rose on August 17, 2015

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is conducting a Presidential Straw Poll throughout the Iowa State Fair at his booth in the Varied Industries Building. Fairgoers can participate in the poll via iPads at the Secretary of State’s booth.
Below are the results after the fourth day of polling:

Lincoln Chafee-1%

Hillary Clinton-45%

Martin O’Malley-3%

Bernie Sanders-50%

Jim Webb-1%


Jeb Bush-6%

Ben Carson-20%

Chris Christie-1%

Ted Cruz-7%

Mark Everson-0%

Carly Fiorina-6%

Jim Gilmore-0%

Lindsay Graham-1%

Mike Huckabee-3%

Bobby Jindal-3%

John Kasich-2%

George Pataki-0%

Rand Paul-4%

Rick Perry-2%

Marco Rubio-7%

Donald Trump-29%

Scott Walker-6%

State Fairgoers were polled on Sunday about their Favorite Way to Eat Bacon. Below are those results:

Wrapped around turkey/scallops/ribs-8%


On a Cheeseburger-21%

Infused in Chocolate-3%


Bacon Jerky-2%

Bacon Flavored Popcorn-0%

Bacon Bits-1%

Around Filet Mignon-10%

Throughout the State Fair, which runs from August 13-23, real time results are available on the Iowa Secretary of State’s website,