August 22, 2007
Missourians voted Branson Country as their choice for favorite Missouri music in the “Choose Your Favorite Missouri Music” Mock Election sponsored by the Secretary of State’s Office at the 2007 Missouri State Fair.
Some 3,000 voters participated in this year’s election. Fairgoers selected Branson Country music, which received 56.4 percent of the vote in a four way race. Ozark Bluegrass came in second with Kansas City Jazz and St. Louis Blues not too far behind.
The results out of 3,000 votes cast were: Branson Country 1,692, Ozark Bluegrass 553, Kansas City Jazz 396 and St. Louis Blues 359.