Day Three Results from the Secretary’s State Fair Straw Poll

Written by Theresa Rose on August 16, 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 from the third day of polling:

Lincoln Chafee-2%

Hillary Clinton-41%

Martin O’Malley-4%

Bernie Sanders-53%

Jim Webb-1%


Jeb Bush-6%

Ben Carson-18%

Chris Christie-1%

Ted Cruz-8%

Mark Everson-0%

Carly Fiorina-7%

Jim Gilmore-0%

Lindsay Graham-1%

Mike Huckabee-4%

Bobby Jindal-4%

John Kasich-3%

George Pataki-0%

Rand Paul-4%

Rick Perry-2%

Marco Rubio-7%

Donald Trump-27%

Scott Walker-7%

State Fairgoers were also polled on their Most Anticipated Fair Attraction. Below are those results:

Butter Cow-14%



Musical acts-10%


Politicians’ speeches-9%


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