With 10 men and women having declared they are candidates for the Republican nomination for president in 2012, the Humboldt County Republican Party will conduct a straw poll at its booth at the Eureka Main Street July 4 Festival in Old Town.
Throughout the one-day fair, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Republican voters may cast their ballots for Michelle Bachman, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman, Gary Johnson, Fred Karger, Ron Paul, Tim Pawlenty, Mitt Romney or Rick Santorum. “There is even a space for write-ins, in case fans of Rick Perry or Sarah Palin want to vote,” said Peter Hannaford, county chairman.
The booth will Number 30, near the northeast corner 2nd and C Streets.
◼ Fourth of July activities ◼ Speeder Railroad Rides!