Messner Tops GraniteGrok Voter Poll by More Than 3-to-1 Margin Over Primary Opponent


Messner Tops GraniteGrok Voter Poll by More Than 3-to-1 Margin Over Primary Opponent

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BEDFORD, NH – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bryant “Corky” Messner this week won an online voter poll by a more than 3-to-1 margin over his primary opponent.

“It’s reassuring that my message and my mission to return New Hampshire’s conservative values to the U.S. Senate is resonating with Granite State voters,” says Messner. “My thanks go to all who cast a vote.”’s survey asked readers which of four candidates they’d like to see win the U.S. Senate seat this November: Messner, GOP candidates Don Bolduc and Andy Martin, Democrat incumbent Jeanne Shaheen, or “none of the above.”

Messner captured 74.24% of the 788 votes cast. In second place was Bolduc, with 20.81%, followed by Shaheen with 2.28%, and Martin with 1.27%. “None of the above” received 1.4% of the votes cast.

GraniteGrok is a web-based New Hampshire conservative political forum with a growing and active audience. The poll was limited to one vote per IP address and ran for two-and-a-half days.

About Bryant “Corky” Messner
Raised in a blue-collar family in Altoona, PA, Bryant “Corky” Messner attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he played football and prepared for military service. Upon earning the Army Ranger tab and graduating in 1979, he served in West Germany, witnessing firsthand the specter of the Iron Curtain during the Cold War. Following his military service, he attended University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law and went on to found the law firm Messner Reeves LLP, which today includes more than 100 lawyers, 200 employees and offices in nine cities.

Messner is a strong conservative, and remains passionate about giving back to the country that has offered him the opportunity to live the American Dream. His continued public service includes involvement with various non-profit organizations, including the Wentworth Watershed Association, the Army West Point Athletic Association, the Rise School Denver, and the Messner Foundation, which works to cultivate the next generation of business and community leaders.

A father of three, Messner’s two sons are West Point Cadets and his daughter is preparing to attend medical school. He resides in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.

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