Ron Paul Wins California Straw Poll with 44.9%





Ron Paul’s speech: Part 1 and Part 2
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The California Republican Party’s 2011 Straw Poll was held today between 9:00AM – 5:00PM, where CRP members, associate members, and registered guests were allowed to choose their favorite from among the 11 official Republican presidential candidates.

A full breakdown of the results is copied below. A total of 833 ballots were cast during the 2011 Straw Poll which included a write-in opportunity for the first time.

2011 Straw Poll Full Results (Votes, %)

  1. Ron Paul (374, 44.9%)
  2. Rick Perry (244, 29.3%)
  3. Mitt Romney (74, 8.8%)
  4. Michele Bachmann (64, 7.7%)
  5. Jon Huntsman (17, 2.0%)
  6. Herman Cain (15, 1.8%)
  7. Newt Gingrich (14, 1.7%)
  8. Thad McCotter (7, 0.8%)
  9. Rick Santorum (7, 0.8%)
  10. Gary Johnson (2, 0.2%)
  11. Fred Karger (1, 0.1%)
  12. Write-ins (15, 1.8%)


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  1. he must have the biggest buzz in the world right now

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  2. Ron Paul reminds me of Robert Kennedy. You just know they're going to get a patsy to shoot him so yes, please protect him. He has the chance of being the greatest president since JFK.

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  3. Ron Paul reminds me of Robert Kennedy. You just know they're going to get a patsy to shoot him so yes, please protect him. He has the chance of being the greatest president since JFK.

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  4. lol did anyone see those Perry supporters?!

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  5. Thats what we call UNBRIDLED ENTHUSIASM!!

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  6. JOIN THE REVOLUTION-VOTE RON PAUL 2012!!!!

    GET THE GOVERNMENT OFF OUR BACKS AND OUT OF OUR POCKETS-VOTE PAUL 2012!!!!

    Never underestimate the power of the primary-find out when, where, and how to VOTE PAUL IN THE PRIMARY IN YOUR STATE-go to the board of elections site NOW and-
    PUSH PAUL THROUGH-VOTE IN THE PRIMARY!!!!

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  7. Go Ron Go it is so important that this man win's for all our sake.
    Impeach O B O M B A !! NOW!!! there is enough evidence before he destroys you and your family. I hope we are not too late, God Bless you all if we are indeed too late.
    Go Ron Go

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  8. JOIN THE REVOLUTION-VOTE RON PAUL 2012!!!!

    GET THE GOVERNMENT OUT OF OUR LIVES AND POCKETS-VOTE PAUL 2012!!

    PUSH PAUL THROUGH-VOTE IN THE PRIMARY!!!!!

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  9. GO RON GO!!!!!!

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  10. PRESIDENT PAUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  11. WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW!!!!!!!!!!

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  12. that was kinda pointless... Oh well . go Pres. Paul!

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  13. Yall guys rock! Keep up the great work! United we stand!

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  14. i really want him to win but im afraid the media controls who gets elected. who knows, they might even hack the votes! perhaps our country will never change. i dont care though, ill still vote.

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  15. I switched from independent to Republican, all for Ron Paul.

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  16. SettlersOfCatanFan

    Ron Paul wins California GOP Straw Poll by over 15% of the vote. Article alludes to Democrats who voted for Obama in 2008 voting for Ron Paul in 2012.

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  17. campaign outside the internet--the only way!!!!

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  18. Wow! Nice video of the crowd waiting for him in California. He's bigger than Bobby Kennedy was. Ron Paul is a very serious contender for the nomination.

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  19. Ron Paul wouldn't do so well in straw polls if it wasn't for his rabid followers? Well what does that tell you?

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  20. nader paul kucinich gravel mckinney baldwin ventura sheehan

    Massive crowds everywhere Dr. Ron goes !!

    more votes than Ricky and Willard together

    the Doctor is a rock star
    
by the people, like RFK

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