Saturday, April 2, 2011

Mike Huckabee wins York County, South Carolina Straw Poll



Mike Huckabee just won the straw poll in York County, South Carolina. As one of the first four early voting states, South Carolina has historically picked the GOP nominee. Looks like Mike Huckabee has a great start to 2012.

Mike Huckabee 23%
Newt Gingrich 11%
Michele Bachmann 10%
Mitt Romney 8%
Tim Pawlenty 7%
Donald Trump 7%

According to CNN, the straw poll took place at the York County Republican Party convention. York encompasses parts of the Charlotte, North Carolina suburbs and is one of the most populous counties in South Carolina. 152 ballots were cast.

H/T GOP12/the Hill

Cross Posted at I Like Mike Huckabee 2012

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

"South carolina historically picks the next president"

Well i guess mike huckabee will screw that up, because trust me, he will NOT be the next president.

Spenza said...

""South carolina historically picks the next president"

Not this time around. The delegates will be proportionately divided by placement in the race for individual states. It's not as much a race for states as it is for delegates.

DanL said...

Was he holding a gun to the heads of those who voted for him?

Anonymous said...

Congratulations to Huckabee. Who will stop him from winning South Carolina' primary..

Bachmann? Pawlenty? Ronmey?

We don't want to pick a loser in SC said...

"Congratulations to Huckabee. Who will stop him from winning South Carolina' primary."

DeMint's, Ghraham's, and Haley's endorsement of Romney.

Anonymous said...

SOUTH CAROLINA

Mike Huckabee 23%
Mitt Romney 8%