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Straw poll results: Week 4

Friday, October 29, 2010

A straw poll for the 2010 General Election was launched by the Banner Graphic on Oct. 5.

The poll opened at 8 a.m. each Tuesday morning and closed at noon each Thursday through Oct. 29. Results from the poll were published each Friday.

Here are the results from the final poll. The numbers in parentheses represent the change from the first week of the poll to the last.

Election Day is Tuesday. The Banner Graphic thanks all the voters for their participation in the straw poll, and encourages all Putnam County citizens to vote.

This poll is not scientific. Results are provided as entertainment -- and as an indication of voter opinion for those using the Banner Graphic website.

Indiana State Representative District 44

James Baird (R) -- 31.9% (-12.8)

Nancy Michael (D) -- 16.6% (-12)

Dennis Beatty (L) -- 1.9%(0)

Undecided -- 49.6% (+24.9)

Putnam County Sheriff

Steve Fenwick (R) -- 37% (-12.6)

Garry Clark (D) -- 4.9% (-0.6)

Joe Tesmer (I) -- 11.4% (-7.6)

Undecided -- 46.7% (+20.8)

Prosecuting Attorney

Tim Bookwalter (R) -- 85.1% (+9.5)

Robert Perry (I) -- 11.3% (-5.8)

Undecided -- 3.5% (-3.8)

United States Senator

Brad Ellsworth (D) -- 11.4% (-5.8)

Dan Coats (R) --34% (-10.8)

Rebecca Sink-Burris (L) -- 2.2%(-1.1)

Undecided -- 52.3% (+21.6)

Secretary of State

Charlie White (R) -- 33.4% (-8.1)

Vop Osili (D) -- 7%

Mike Wherry (L) -- 2.7%

Undecided -- 57% (+11)

Auditor of State

Tim Berry (R) -- 35.4% (-9.4)

Sam Locke (D) -- 6%

Eric Snipe (L) -- 2.3%

Undecided -- 56.3% (+10.1)

Treasurer of State

Richard Mourdock (R) --37.4% (-12.8)

Pete Buttigieg (D) -- 6.9%

Undecided -- 55.8% (+16)

U.S. Representative, District 8

Larry Buchson (R) -- 36% (-9.8)

W. Trent VanHaaften (D) -- 6.7% (-6.6)

John Cunningham (L) -- 3% (-0.5)

Undecided --54.3% (+16.8)

Greencastle Twp. Board

Karen Ambler (R) -- 25.9%

Marilyn Clearwaters (R) -- 22.8%

Charles Miles (D) -- 21.5%

Doris Miller (D) -- 53.6%

Undecided -- 7.2%

Warren Twp. Board

Bob Dennis (R) -- 21.7%

Sharon C. Evans (R) -- 27.7%

Lawrence W. Munci (R) -- 22.2%

Rex A. Parker (D) -- 9.9%

Undecided -- 15.3%

Cloverdale School Board, Taylor Twp.

Duane Huge -- 11.3%

James Sharp -- 13.9%

Undecided -- 15.6%

North Putnam School Board, Clinton Twp.

Travis Lambermont -- 14.4%

Scott Rader -- 11.6%

Undecided -- 15.7%

South Putnam School Board, Jefferson Twp.

Wesley Hacker --5.9%

Darwyn Nelson -- 23.5%

Undecided -- 14.9% (-32)

South Putnam School Board, Warren Twp.

David Bombei -- 22.3%

Adam Hughes -- 6.3%

Undecided -- 14.9% (+7.6)

Voter Statistics

Are you registered to vote in Putnam County -- Yes, 99.2%; No, 0.8%

Did you vote in the last election? -- Yes, 93.1%; No, 6.9%

Do you plan on voting in the 2010 election? -- Yes, 98.3%; No, 1.7%

Preferred method of receiving political advertising -- Newspaper, 40.2%; Newspaper online, 33.5%; Radio, 3.3%; Yard signs, 7.9%; Billboards, 3.8%; Direct Mail, 4.8%; Other, 6.5%

Gender -- Female, 57.9%; male, 42.1%

Age -- 18-27, 15.5%; 28-37, 23%; 38-47, 20.6%; 47-55, 20.2%; 55+, 20.6%

Location -- Greencastle, 49.2%; Northern Putnam, 19.1%; Southern Putnam, 31.7%

Political Affiliation -- Democrat, 12.8%; Independent, 8.2%; Libertarian, 2.8%; Republican, 66.4%; None, 9.8%