Wednesday, May 21, 2014

2016 Presidential Straw Poll RESULTS!

May 20, 2014, during our 2014 Douglas County Republican Central Committee Candidate Forum, held in Minden, Nevada, we conducted a straw poll on potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates.

We share the results below. Candidates are listed with the highest percentage of overall votes on top, counting down in order of next highest percentage and so on.

Each attendee at the forum was permitted to circle three choices, and there was an option for write-ins. In total, 339 votes were cast.



Last Name First Name Percent of Overall
Carson Ben 14.45%
Walker Scott 12.98%
Cruz Ted 9.73%
Paul Rand 9.14%
Huckabee Mike 4.13%
Rubio Marco 3.83%
Bush Jeb 3.54%
Christie Chris 3.54%
Jindal Bobby 3.54%
Palin Sarah 3.54%
Perry Rick 3.24%
Rice Condoleezza 3.24%
Sandoval Brian 2.95%
West Allen 2.95%
Gingrich Newt 2.65%
Gowdy Trey 2.65%
Ryan Paul 2.65%
Santorum Rick 2.65%
Cain Herman 1.47%
Haley Nikki 0.88%
Kasich John 0.88%
Pence Mike 0.88%
Bolton John 0.59%
Daniels Mitch 0.59%
Paul Ron 0.59%
Ayotte Kelly 0.29%
Barbour Haley 0.29%
Guiliana Rudy 0.29%
Martinez Susana 0.29%
McCain John 0.29%
Pawlenty Tim 0.29%
Portman Rob 0.29%
Scott Tim 0.29%
Thune John 0.29%
King Peter 0.00%