Press Release: Straw Poll Results from Racine County Lincoln Day Dinner

For Immediate Release March 28, 2011

Contact: Kyle Koenen, Chair - UWP College Republicans (262)939-7093

Bill Folk, Chair – Racine County Republican Party (414) 975-3600

Straw Poll Results from Racine County Lincoln Day Dinner

Racine, WI - The University of Wisconsin – Parkside College Republicans, in conjunction with the Racine County Republican Party, have released the results of a presidential straw poll conducted during the Racine County Lincoln Day Dinner on Friday.

The evening’s keynote speaker, CEO turned talk show host Herman Cain, apparently made a big impression on the crowd, and won easily, with 22% of the vote. 2008 Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin came in second, with 14% of the vote. Complete results are below.

Hermain Cain 22% Sara Palin 14% Michelle Bachman 11% Mitt Romney 10% Donald Trump 10% Tim Pawlenty 8% Newt Gingrich 7% Mitch Daniels 6% Haley Barbour 3% Mike Huckabee 2% John Huntsman 2% Ron Paul 2% Rick Santorum 2% Gary Johnson 0%

The straw poll was conducted in conjunction with a 50/50 raffle, the proceeds of which will help support the College Republicans attendance at the 2012 Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, DC next year.