On Thursday November 19th 2015, the Porterville Area Republican Assembly came together to honor one of its members - Sengdao Bounyavong - with the 2015 "Patriot of the Year" award. Presenting this special award was PARA's Special Speaker for the evening, California Republican Assembly President, Tom Hudson.
Prior to this special awards presentation and dinner, PARA conducted their second mini-straw poll, asking ? "if the election were held today which presidential candidate would you vote for ?"
Members and non-members participated in this mini-straw poll and chose from the following contenders ... Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Lindsey Graham, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump.
Those in attendance were instructed that this mini-straw poll was in no way an official endorsement of any candidate. This straw poll only reflected the opinions of those who participated.
THE RESULTS IN PERCENTAGES :
(1st) Trump - 37.5% (2nd) Ben Carson - 25% (3rd) Jeb Bush - 20.5% and Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio tied at (4th) with 8.3%. The remaining candidates did not receive any ballots.
For more info please contact PARA President A. L. "LUCKY" Lucketta @ (559) 784-7272 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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