Ft. Myers – Following today’s candidate forum held at the Riverside Baptist Church in Ft. Myers, audience members participated in a straw poll of the candidates for Congress in the upcoming special election for Congressional District 19. Today’s forum was sponsored by the Southwest Florida Citizens Alliance.
The results of the poll were as follows:
WINNER: Curt Clawson: 54%
Michael Dreikorn: 25%
Paige Kreegel: 10%
Ray Netherwood: 7%
Lizbeth Benacquisto: 4%
Following the event Clawson said, “I am humbled and grateful for the surge in momentum behind this campaign. Our positive message of economic growth combined with the Penny Plan to reduce spending has resonated with Republican voters in southwest Florida.”