And the Favorite is…

And the Favorite is…

WAYNE COUNTY, OH, Sep. 2019 — In an effort to familiarize Wayne County Voters with new voting machines, the Board of Elections held a mock vote during the Wayne County Fair. The Democrat and Republican Parties agreed to host the demonstrations at their respective booths. The results have been tallied and the results for the favorite in each category are as follows:

Favorite Fair Sweet Treat
Donuts – 43.8%
Ice cream – 28.4%
Top write-ins — cheesecake, deep-fried Oreos

Favorite Fair Food
Chicken BBQ – 40.2%
Sausage sandwich – 21.3%
Top write-ins — fries, pork sandwich, gyros

Favorite Fair Entertainment
Grandstand music shows – 35.0%
Tractor pull – 30.0%
Top write-ins — horse racing, rides/midway

Favorite Fair Place to Visit
Animal barns – 43.5%
Commercial buildings – 17.8%
Top write-in — new event center

If you didn’t get an opportunity to try the new machines, the Board of Elections will be hosting an Open House on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, which is also the last day to register for the 2019 General Election. Details for the open house will be released soon. For updates on the open house and other election-related items visit


By Dan Starcher, public communications specialist for the Wayne County government.