McCollum Beats Scott 209-80 in PCREC Republican Victory 2010 Picnic Straw Poll
By Spartacus Thrace
(Sunday August 15, 2010) The Pinellas County Republican Executive Committee (PCREC) annual Republican Victory 2010 Picnic, held today at an indoor banquet hall, attracted hundreds of guests, and dozens or Republican candidates whose names will be on the ballot on the August 24th primary ballot. All of the Republican candidates, as well as the nonpartisan candidates for circuit and county court judgeships were on a straw poll held at the event.
The crowd was energized, and the candidates in attendance delivered a Conservative message. The two biggest names in the playbill were arch-rival Republican gubernatorial candidates Rick Scott and Bill McCollum.
This is what Rick Scott had to say (video courtesy PCREC):
Shortly after Rick Scott spoke, Bill McCollum took his turn to address the attendees, and this is what he had to say (video courtesy PCREC):
McCollum trounced Scott in the straw poll 209-80, the results of which were announced, along with the results for other candidates, by PCREC Chairman JJ Beyrouti at the conclusion of the event (video courtesy PCREC):
The full results of the straw poll can be found on the PCREC website, at: http://www.pinellasrepublicans.com/