Metro councilwoman at-large Megan Barry was the overwhelming winner of the straw poll at Monday's Lawmakers & Groundbreakers event hosted by the Nashville Post.
A packed house of about 150 at Cabana — check out the slideshow here — gathered to honor former councilwoman Betty Nixon and education power couple Randy Dowell and Shani Jackson Dowell. Attendees also participated in the Post's straw poll of three high-profile races: Nashville mayor, state senate district 21 and U.S. Senate.
The state and U.S. Senate races included declared candidates while the mayor's race included a range of declared, interested and possible candidates. Here are the results (by percentage of vote):
State Senate District 21
- BRASWELL, ROBERT
- GARRETT, JOHNNY C EXECUTOR; GARRETT, JOHNNY C IV EXECUTOR; GARRETT, ANN BIGGER ESTATE; GARRETT, TIMOTHY M EXECUTOR
- GARRETT, TIMOTHY M EXECUTOR; GARRETT, ANN BIGGER ESTATE; GARRETT, JOHNNY C EXECUTOR; GARRETT, JOHNNY C IV EXECUTOR
- GARRETT, JOHNNY C IV EXECUTOR; GARRETT, JOHNNY C EXECUTOR; GARRETT, ANN BIGGER ESTATE; GARRETT, TIMOTHY M EXECUTOR