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16 March 2010

MacGinnitie Campaign: We've Won 8 of 9 GOP Straw Polls

The campaign of Republican Doug MacGinnitie is claiming momentum after winning its eighth straw poll conducted by local GOP organizations. Tuesday morning, the MacGinnitie campaign proclaimed victory in the Union County Republican Party straw poll held March 13th.

"I am honored and excited to have won the straw poll in Union County," stated MacGinnitie. "It is affirmation that our campaign is continuing to build momentum and strong grassroots support across the state."

MacGinnitie received 57% of the votes cast in the poll, well ahead of the 36% Secretary of State Brian Kemp tallied [SOURCE: Union County Republican Party Straw Poll Results].

"This win reaffirms the belief that Georgians are not looking for another career politician, but rather a successful businessman with private sector experience,” stated MacGinnitie. “Our straw poll victories are a testament to our campaign’s ability to organize a network of dedicated citizens who believe in our vision for fair and honest elections and job growth.”

The MacGinnitie campaign said that, in addition to the Union County win, they've racked up GOP straw poll victories in Cobb, DeKalb, Glynn, Henry, Muscogee and Walker counties.