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Edwards wins San Mateo County Democratic Presidential Straw Poll

Original post made by Straw Poll Attendee, Another Palo Alto neighborhood, on Oct 21, 2007

Official Results

Thank you all for making our event such a big success!
Overall Results
Votes cast: 761
Vote Count Percentage
JOHN EDWARDS 221 29.0%
DENNIS KUCINICH 180 23.6%
BARACK OBAMA 171 22.5%
HILLARY CLINTON 128 16.8%
AL GORE (Write-In) 23 3.0%
BILL RICHARDSON 21 2.8%
JOSEPH BIDEN 8 1.0%
CHRISTOPHER DODD 4 0.5%
MICHAEL GRAVEL 4 0.5%
Other Write-ins 1 0.1%

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Posted by Great Example of self-selecting data
a resident of Midtown
on Oct 22, 2007 at 6:50 am

Though this is a fun thing to do, it is a great example of a self-selecting, meaningless results "poll", which happens so often.

700-ish showed up, out of all the counties..How many millions are we? So, who is most likely to take the time to show up?

But, in any case, though it means nothing for the end results, it is a fun thing to read.


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