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Romney Wins Straw Poll, Huckabee Takes Second

Posted by nytexan on August 11, 2007

Iowa Independent; by: Chase Martyn Saturday (08/11) at 20:23 PM

Results coming in now:


14,302 ballots cast

11th place: John Cox (41 votes, 0.3%)
10th place: John McCain (101 votes, 0.7%)
9th place: Duncan Hunter (174 votes, 1.2%)
8th place: Rudy Giuliani (183 votes, 1.3%)
7th place: Fred Thompson (203 votes, 1.4%)
6th place: Tommy Thompson (1,039 votes, 7.3%)
5th place: Ron Paul (1,305 votes, 9.1%)
4th place: Tom Tancredo (1,961 votes, 13.7%)
3rd place: Sam Brownback (2,192 votes, 15.3%)
2nd place: Mike Huckabee (2,587 votes, 18.1%)
1st place: Mitt Romney (4,516 votes, 31.6%)


14,302 ballots cast
11th place: John Cox (41 votes)
10th place: John McCain (101 votes)
9th place: Duncan Hunter
8th place: Rudy Giuliani
7th place: Fred Thompson
6th place: Tommy Thompson (1039 votes)
5th place: Ron Paul (1305 votes, 9.1%)
4th place: Tom Tancredo (1961 votes, 13.7%)
3rd place: Sam Brownback (2192 votes)
2nd place: Mike Huckabee (2587 votes)
1st place: Mitt Romney (4516 votes)

I wonder if there is anything behind Romney winning since this was recorded yesterday:

Last night, at the pre-Straw Poll “Ronstock” concert at the Bali Satay House in Ames,a Ron Paul volunteer played back a recording of competing Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney joking about cheating in a State Fair popularity contest, stuffing the ballot box in Ames, and dodging questions across the state


5 Responses to “Romney Wins Straw Poll, Huckabee Takes Second”

  1. I thought there were supposed to be 40,000 Iowans taking place in this straw poll. I guess it’s not just the number of progressive protesters at marches that the media can’t count.

    Seems like there’s no more than 12000 voters in this poll. Even if you doubled that with Thompson, Giuliani and McCain participating actively, they would be well short of 40k. I guess the apathy of the Republican voter towards this field is even worse than advertised.

  2. nytexan said

    Mike E:
    From what I understand 40K participate but them so many pay to vote.It seems like a screwy system to me. Click on the Iowa Independent link for more info. It is a very useful site.

    Giuliani and McCain are toast with the Iowans by many of their comments.

    Thompson was media hype. I think we will see the same with the media hype on the democratic side.

    Thanks for your comment.

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  4. Sane said

    Feel free to post any of my comments [or anybody elses, just provide a link. The way they are begging to nuke Iran, we do not have time to trade copywrite faxes] on this site:

  5. nytexan said

    Thank you I will link the forum. You are correct the way the eggheads in D.C. are moving we will all be gone before elections.

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