June 22, 2007

Thompson, Giuliani tie in Delaware GOP Presidential Straw Poll

Posted in Kent County Politics, National Politics, New Castle County Politics, State Politics, Sussex County Politics at 8:39 am by Paul Smith Jr

WILMINGTON, DE – According to a two-day survey of more than 500 registered voters, there is a tight race between Rudy Giuliani and Fred Thompson for the GOP Presidential nomination in Delaware.

“With the 2008 Delaware Presidetial Primary less than a year away, I thought it would be helpful to start getting a feel for where Delaware voters stand on the candidates,” said Thomas S. Ross, Chair of the Wilmington Republican Region. “We plan to continue tracking with similar surveys on a regular basis in the coming months.”

The Presidential Poll was conducted via e-mail between June 19, 2007 and June 21, 2007 with more than 500 respondents. The Majority of respondents are registered Republicans in Delaware, some Democrats, Independents, and those rigistered with other parties also participated.Respondents were given a choice of candidates in alphabetical order. The candidate list includes all registered Republicans who have announced their candidacy for the Presidency as well as those who have formed exploritory committees. Not included were those individuals who have publicly stated they will not run for President in the 2008 election.The following are the results of the first Delaware Presidential Primary Poll:All Respondents

Rudy Giuliani 25%
Fred Thompson 25%
Mitt Romney 13%
John McCain 10%
Newt Gingrich 6%
Mike Huckabee 3%
Duncan Hunter 2%
Ron Paul 2%
Tom Tancredo 2%
Sam Brownback 1%
Chuck Hagel 1%
Tommy Thompson 1%
Tom Coburn <1%
Jim Gilmore <1%
George Pataki <1%

New Castle County

Rudy Giuliani 29%
Fred Thompson 23%
Mitt Romney 12%
John McCain 11%
Newt Gingrich 7%
Mike Huckabee 3%
Ron Paul 2%
Tom Tancredo 2%
Sam Brownback 1%
Tom Coburn 1%
Chuck Hagel 1%
Duncan Hunter 1%
Tommy Thompson 1%
Jim Gilmore <1%
George Pataki <1%

Kent County

Fred Thompson 28%
Rudy Giuliani 27%
Mitt Romney 16%
Newt Gingrich 6%
Duncan Hunter 6%
John McCain 6%
Mike Huckabee 5%
Sam Brownback 2%
Ron Paul 1%
Tom Coburn <1%
Jim Gilmore <1%
Chuck Hagel <1%
George Pataki <1%
Tom Tancredo <1%
Tommy Thompson <1%

Sussex County

Fred Thompson 38%
Rudy Giuliani 17%
Mitt Romney 13%
John McCain 8%
Ron Paul 6%
Newt Gingrich 5%
Duncan Hunter 2%
Tom Tancredo 2%
Jim Gilmore 1%
Mike Huckabee 1%
Tommy Thompson 1%
Sam Brownback <1%
Tom Coburn <1%
Chuck Hagel <1%
George Pataki <1%

Anyone interested in participating in future polls should send their e-mail address to tomross_de@hotmail.com

Look for the next tracking poll on July 10, with results released July 13.

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7 Comments »

  1. blogger said,

    Cross posted at -

    Fred Thompson 2008

  2. ERICK said,

    I am casting my vote for Ron Paul. Did you see the debate. He is by far the smartest and most consistant in his viewpoints. Did yo uhear the way the crowd reacted to him. the Fair tax? 23% Sales tax? What about no income tax, and dont increase the sales tax?

    Anyway, i am behind Ron Paul.

  3. Sman said,

    Ron Paul is a way better canidate compared to Rudy Guiliani who justspeels the same bullshit as every other republican politician.

  4. Greg Boulden said,

    Ron Paul. I’m a registered Republican in Delaware, and he’ll have my vote.

  5. Tommy said,

    Ron Paul will have my vote as well. He is the only candidate that answers the questions directly every time he is asked. He seems honest, and everything that he says is very logical.

  6. Wes said,

    I agree, with you… Honesty, integrity, and many other great characteristics that non of the other candidates have. I am all for Ron Paul. He actually reads and studies the issues that face America, he doesn’t just provide an ignorant personal statement on “Good vs Evil”.

    Who are the people voting for the others? I thought this was the GOP not the democratic party…. I cant tell the difference… all the candidates say the same political crap, just use a different spin and personal opinions… What happened to the rule of law and actually up holding it?

    As I see it your choices are democratic/socialist party… or Pro gun, Pro choice liberal socialist party of the GOP with the exception of Dr. Paul.

    I thought I was living in America “the land of the Free, home of the Brave” Not “the land of fear and home of the cowards”! I have never heard so much fear, especially over third world countries with barely any military from all these politicians on both sides of the isle.

  7. Tim said,

    Ron Paul has my vote. He would have 90 percent of the vote if the media would stop being jerks and lifted the ban on Paul. Delaware must vote for ron paul.


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