The Caucus was held at 142 county sites across the Show Me State.
Results from the Jasper County Caucus held in Carthage today show Rick Santorum is the popular choice for the Republican presidential nomination.
Congressman Todd Akin appears to be the front runner for the U.S. Senate seat which is currently occupied by Claire McCaskill.
These votes do not translate to presidential delegates today.
The Caucus is used to elect 'preliminary level delegates' for the April 21st 'Missouri Congressional District Convention.'
Here's a list of results from today's straw poll .
SW MO Republicans,
Here are the results of the Jasper County GOP Caucus held in Carthage on Saturday:
Presidential Preference Straw Poll (359 people voting):
Newt Gingrich - Former Speaker of the House from GA - 24 votes (6.7 %)
Ron Paul - Congressman from Texas - 82 votes (22.8 %)
Mitt Romney - Former Governor of Massachusetts - 59 votes (16.4 %)
Rick Santorum - Former Senator from Pennsylvania - 194 votes (54.1 %)
(46 total JCRCC delegates to the 7th District & State Conventions)
MO US Senatorial Preference Straw Poll (307 people voting):
Todd Akin - Current Congressman from MO-2 - 180 votes (58.6 %)
John Brunner - Business man from St. Louis - 84 votes (27.4 %)
Sarah Steelman - Former Missouri State Treasurer - 43 votes (14.0 %)
MO Governor Preference Straw Poll (250 people voting):
Bill Randles - Corporate Defense Lawyer from KC, MO - 77 Votes (30.8 %)
David Spence - Businessman from St. Louis - 173 votes (69.2 %)
MO Lt. Gov. Preference Straw Poll (271 people voting):
Peter Kinder - Incumbent Lt. Gov. from Cape Girardeau - 160 votes (59.0 %)
Brad Lager - MO state Senator from Savannah, MO - 111 votes (41.0 %)
MO Sec. of State Preference Straw Poll (231 people voting):
Scott Rupp - Current State Senator from St. Charles, MO - 24 votes (10.4 %)
Shane Schoeller - Speaker Pro Tem from Springfield - 181 votes (78.3 %)
Bill Stouffer - State Senator from near Fayette, MO - 26 votes (11.3 %)
Jasper County Sheriff Preference Straw Poll (306 people voting):
Archie Dunn - Jasper County Sheriff - 83 votes (27.1 %)
Randee Kaiser - Ast. Police Chief on Carthage, MO PD - 179 votes (58.5 %)
Larry Newman - Owner AAA Way Bail Bonds in Carthage - 44 votes (14.4 %)