Who votes in a straw poll?

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    I have never voted in one, just who votes in them?

    do they poll straw?
     
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    Why they do of course.

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    Usually the members of caucus, but a straw poll is a non binding vote and the name probably comes from the non durability of straw itself. Remember the three little pigs? The straw house only took one huff to blow down.
     
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    Anyone who is registered in the required party that signs up for it
     
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    Hay is better as a food source. Never have hay polls though, things that make you go hmm.
     
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    You can take a straw poll at any function open to legitimate party members.

    About all it's good for is an indication of fund-raising potential since the most active party animals are there.
     
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    I think in Ohio--people had to pay to vote in the straw poll. I know they don't really mean that much. Candidates can opt out in participating in them. Like Romney opted out of participating in the straw poll in Ohio.
     

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