Blog Bash Straw Poll Details!

One of the things we’re excited to share with you at Blog Bash this year is our first annual Straw Poll, which our Director, Devon, wrote about in great detail here.  This is an exciting opportunity for qualified attendees to share their opinions — not only on the state of the 2012 race, but also on key issues, including issues that are pertinent to everyday users of technology like bloggers.

Qualified attendees will be able to vote during Blog Bash, thanks to our partner Active Engagement.  Questions will include:

  • Who do you currently support for the Presidential nomination?
  • How do you feel about President Barack Obama’s job performance?
  • How do you feel about each of the candidates for President?
  • Do you think Rick Perry made the right decision to drop out of the race when he did?
  • What is your attitude toward the issue of gay marriage (assuming there will be continue government involvement inside of marriage)?
  • Do you believe that the federal government should pass the SOPA/PIPA legislation?
  • Do you support the changes made to the National Defense Authorization Act this year?
  • What is your attitude toward the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)?
  • Do you believe the National Labor Relations Board should be allowed to intervene in business’ labor affairs?W
  • What do you think about the Federal Reserve?
  • How do you feel about Barack Obama’s handling of Iraq since he was elected President?
  • How do you feel about Barack Obama’s handling of Iran since he was elected President?
  • How do you feel about Barack Obama’s handling of Libya since he was elected President?
  • How do you feel about Barack Obama’s handling of Syria since he was elected President?
  • How do you feel about Barack Obama’s handling of Pakistan since he was elected President?
  • How serious do you perceive the threat from China in the next decade?
  • Do you believe that English should be legally made the national language of the United States?
  • What do you believe should be done about illegal immigration? (check all that apply)
  • If you could nominate any other candidate than the current slate of Republican contenders, who would you select?
  • What is your position on abortion?
  • Do you support the Keystone pipeline?
  • Do you support the development of nuclear power plants?
  • Do you support fracking?
  • Do you support the drilling offshore?
  • How many times have you been to CPAC prior to this?
  • Do you support the ACU Board’s decision to oust GOProud?
  • Has the CPAC Blogger credentialing process been smooth?
  • Was last year’s process smoother (if you were credentialed last year)?
  • Strongly Approve / Approve / Disapprove / Strongly Disapprove of Al Cardenas, the Chairman of the ACU
  • Strongly Approve / Approve / Disapprove / Strongly Disapprove of CPAC’s venue: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
  • Strongly Approve / Approve / Disapprove / Strongly Disapprove of the WiFi connection (if you have tried it out this year)
  • How do you feel about Speaker of the House John Boehner’s job performance?
  • How do you feel about House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s job performance?
  • How do you feel about Congressman Paul Ryan’s job performance?
  • How do you feel about Facebook?
  • How do you feel about Twitter?
  • How do you feel about Google+?
  • How do you feel about LinkedIn?
  • How do you feel about Google as a company?
  • How do you feel about Microsoft as a company?
  • How do you feel about Yahoo as a company?
  • How do you feel about Apple as a company?
  • How do you feel about Facebook as a company?
  • Do think-tanks “do enough” for the blogosphere?
  • Do PACs “do enough” for the blogosphere?
  • Do campaigns “do enough” for the blogosphere?
  • What platform/framework do you use for blogging?
  • Do you offer ad space on your website?
  • Your average weekly traffic to your blog is (try focusing on just your portion of the blog if you blog with others)…
  • Do you endorse candidates on your blog?