Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) won the 2011 Iowa straw poll with 28.55 percent of the vote, Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) finished second with 27.65 percent and former Minn. Gov. Tim Pawlenty finished a distant third 13.57 percent. From the Wall Street Journal: None of the 16,892 votes filed at Iowa State University in Ames will […]
Ron Paul Wins RLC Straw Poll; Huntsman Second
Normally I’d greet the news that Ron Paul had won the Republican Leadership Conference straw poll with a yawn and an eye roll… You might say his victory was a forgone conclusion, I can’t remember the last time he didn’t win a CPAC or RLC straw poll. The real shocker here is Jon Huntsman’s second […]
Poll Question: If the 2012 Republican Presidential Primary were being held today who would you vote for?
[poll id=”16″] I’m not crazy about Mitt Romney or Mike Huckabee so they’re not even on my short list. I love Sarah Palin but I think she’s been to damaged by partisan attacks to be viable candidate… Ditto for former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, he’s to much of a lighting rod. Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty […]