Illinois Straw Pollers! Here's our chance to rack up another WIN for RPSubmitted by mskellymac on Wed, 10/12/2011 - 17:12
For my Illinois Peeps:
2012 Illinois Pre-Presidential Straw Poll Ballot preview is now available - visithttp://www.IllinoisStrawPoll.com
Online voting will be open from 9:00 AM Central Time on Saturday, October 29 until 7:00 PM Central Time on Saturday, November 5 at IllinoisStrawPoll.com.
Voters are able to view the online Straw Poll ballot in order to review candidates now.
The in person paper voting, run by county party organizations wishing to participate, will take place from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Saturday, November 5.
The results will from both online and paper will be combined and announced during in a special event.
Republican voters who want to participate in the Straw Poll, either online or in person, must be Illinois Residents (for online voting, they must have a credit card with an Illinois zip code) and contribute $5 to the Illinois Republican Party. The Illinois GOP have kept this low enough to encourage individuals to participate.
The Republican Presidential candidates appearing on the straw poll ballot are (in alphabetical order): Michele Bachmann,Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman, Ron Paul, Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, and Rick Santorum.