Tuesday January 29, 2008
MIDDLETOWN - The results of the city's presidential straw poll, held Saturday night, are in -- and Hillary Clinton and Ron Paul were the big winners.
The straw poll, a private event that cost $10 a ticket, benefited the Connecticut Breast Cancer Coalition. It was held at The Church of the Holy Trinity on Main Street.
The results are: First ballot: Ron Paul, 42 percent; Hillary Clinton, 30 percent; Barack Obama, 20 percent; John McCain, 2 percent; and Mitt Romney, 2 percent.
Second ballot: Paul, 42 percent; Clinton, 32 percent; and Obama, 22 percent.
Third ballot: Paul, 46 percent; Clinton, 42 percent.