Tea Party Fort Lauderdale was honored to host a Congressional Debate for Florida District 23. We would like to thank Republican Candidates Gineen Bresso, Ozzie deFaria, Juan Eliel Garcia, and Joe Kaufman for participating on Saturday, July 7, 2012. We also want to thank BREC Chairman, Richard DeNapoli, for his participation as moderator. The candidates agreed to support whomever of the four on the stage received the nomination. Here are the results of the straw poll taken immediately following the event.
Question 1: Please number your top two candidates in order who you would like to receive the Republican nomination to run against
Debbie Wasserman Schultz:
______ Gineen Bresso
______ Ozzie deFaria
______ Juan Eliel Garcia
______ Karen Harrington
______ Joe Kaufman
Joe Kaufman was chosen as the top choice by 45% of respondents and as second choice by 23%.
Question 2: Please select one candidate whom you would least like to receive the Republican nomination to run against DWS:
Results: Karen Harrington received 68% of the vote to not receive the Republican nomination to run against DWS.