Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Students release results of exit poll

Posted by Paul Bowers on Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 8:21 PM

As we reported earlier today, the students at the University School of the Lowcountry spent Election Day conducting an exit poll at 20 locations across Charleston County. They published the results of their poll this evening.

Here's what they found. Click here to learn more about their methodology. Official Charleston-area election results will be posted at scvotes.org.

U.S. President
Mitt Romney (Republican)……..725 (48.6%)
Barack Obama (Democratic)…..735 (49.3%)
Gary Johnson (Libertarian)……..19 (1.3%)
Virgil Goode (Constitution)………1
Jill Stein (Green)……………………….4
None of the Above……………………7

U.S. House of Representatives District #1
Tim Scott (Republican)……………………………………………785 (54.9%)
Bobbie Rose (Democratic)…………………………………….533 (37.3%)
Keith Blandford (Libertarian)………………………………….41 (2.9%)
Write-In…………………………………………………………………5 (.4%)
None of the Above…………………………………………………67 (4.7%)

Charleston County Auditor
Paul Gawrych (Republican)……………………..666 (47.1%)
Peter Tecklenburg (Democratic)…………….676 (48.4)
Write In………………………………………………….4 (.3%)
None of the Above…………………………………50 (3.6%)

Charleston County School Board — North Area (Two open spots)
Chris Collins…………………612 (46.9%)
Tom Ducker………………..366 (28.1%)
Mattese Lecque………….297 (22.8%)
Other…………………………..30 (2.3%)

Charleston County School Board — West Ashley (Two open spots)
John Barter III…………….356 (28.4%)
Henry Copeland………….187 (14.9%)
Michael Miller…………….299 (23.9%)
Jim Ramich………………….223 (17.8%)
Brian Thomas………………187 (14.9%)
Other………………………….3

Is there a political party that best represents your views?
Constitution…….12 (.9%)
Democratic……..629 (45.2%)
Green………………15 (1%)
Libertarian……….82 (5.9%)
Republican…….…579 (41.6%)
Other……………….74 (5.3%)

There are over six uncontested races for state and county-wide office on the average Charleston County ballot. Do you feel …
554 (49.1%) Satisfied. An absence of opponents for incumbents means happiness with the officeholder.
574 (50.9%) Unhappy. An absence of opponents for incumbents is frustrating for the competition of ideas.

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