Ron Paul Wins Illinois Straw Poll - And 14 Others!Submitted by Michael Nystrom on Mon, 11/07/2011 - 07:54
Reuters Reports: Ron Paul was declared the winner on Saturday of a weeklong Republican presidential straw poll in Democratic President Barack Obama's home state of Illinois.
Texas Congressman Paul won 52 percent of the combined 3,649 online and in-person votes cast between October 29 and Saturday evening. He won 66.5 percent of the votes cast over the Internet and 8 percent of those cast in person.
Also found on Reddit, Ron Paul has now won 15 straw polls:
CPAC, Phoenix Tea Party, Sacramento RLC, New Orleans RLC, Clay County Iowa, NH Young Republicans, Cincinnati Tea Party, California, Values Voter, RPLAC, Charleston County, Columbus, Des Moines Tally 1, Des Moines Tally 2, and (most recently) Illinois.
(But the media has been too busy destroying Herman Cain to notice.)