Friday, June 6, 2014

Andrew Thomas creams all the competition in Maricopa GOP poll!


I just won another straw poll…the most meaningful one to date.

Last night, the Maricopa County Republican Party leadership held a “snap” straw poll in the Governor’s race and other statewide races. Present were elected Republican leaders from throughout the county. 

Here are the results in the Governor's race:

Andrew Thomas: 40 % (16 votes)
Ken Bennett: 17.5 % (7 votes)
Frank Riggs: 17.5 % (7 votes)
Doug Ducey: 12.5 % (5 votes)
Christine Jones: 5 % (2 votes)
Scott Smith: 0 % (0 votes)
Al Melvin: 0 % (0 votes)
(Note: There was one write-in vote for Matt Salmon)

These were real votes, done by secret ballot, by Republican leaders--some of the most engaged and informed voters in the state.

I was not there (I was speaking to the Payson Tea Party – thanks to everyone there last night for the strong response), but I want to thank everyone who voted for me. Our state faces tremendous challenges. We need a conservative warrior as governor to tackle them.

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