State Fair Straw Pole Results

Written by Anna Greiner on August 19, 2015

After Day Six of Secretary of State Paul Pate’s State Fair Straw Poll here are the results. So far 4991 votes have been cast at his booth in the Varied Industries Building. For the Democrats top three, Hillary Clinton has the lead with almost 48% of the votes. Bernie Sanders garnered 46% and then Martin O’Malley tailed with almost 5%. On the Republican side. Here are the top three thus far: Donald Trump is still in the lead with 28% then Ben Carson with 20% and then Ted Cruz with 7.5%.

The question yesterday was which musical act performing at the State Fair Grandstand was their favorite. Carrie Underwood is on top so far with almost 21%, then Alabama with 18%, Reba McEntire is in third with 16%. Counting Crowns ix next with 13%, then YES and Toto with 11%, Def Leppard with almost 11%. Rounding it out: the Fray with 5%, Justin Moore with 3%, Charlie Puth with less than 1% and last was Dee Snider, Dokken, Warrant and Firehouse.  This poll continues through today.