About 50% of the voters are undecided on three county races polled last night by Victory Geek (an advertiser, as you can see to the left).
Less than 20%, however, have not made up their mind who they will support in the Republican Presidential contest.
Donald Trump is running first, but John Kaisich has moved into a strong second position.
The results for President follow:
- 31% – Donald Trump
- 24% – John Kaisich
- 17% – Ted Cruz
- 9% – Marco Rubio
- 19% – Undecided
In all three of the county races polled, there are enough undecideds to swing the races to any candidate.
Efforts by supporters, the postal service, and telephone carriers could make the difference.
In only one race is there what could be characterized as a commanding lead.
That is in the contest for McHenry County State’s Attorney.
Patrick Kenneally leads by a 2-1 margin.
- 35% – Patrick Kenneally
- 16% – Dan Regna
- 48% – Undecided
In the County Board race, Joe Gottemoller is leading by ten percentage points.
46% are still undecided.
- 32% – Joe Gottemoller
- 22% – Michael Walkup
- 46% – Undecided
For McHenry County Recorder of Deeds, the results are more tightly clustered (within nine percentage points) , but 56% of the voters have not made up their minds.
- 19% – Joni Smith
- 14% – Joe Tirio
- 10% – Tina Hill
- 56% – Undecided
The margin of error 3.81% at a 95% confidence interval.
651 participated in the poll.
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Methodology: A stratified sample was used which was derived from each gender, age, ethnicity, and geographic stratum of likely 2016 Republican primary voters in McHenry County. Stratum quotas were enforced to prevent subgroup overlap. The final results were extrapolated based on a 651 successfully completed poll respondents.