Townhall Straw Poll Winner: Ron Paul Back on Top

Posted: Jul 01, 2011 3:41 PM
Congratulations to Ron Paul who has won the June & Presidential Straw Poll! This is the second time since January that Ron Paul has won the Straw Poll. He also saw the biggest jump in support this month at 5.8%. In fact, he was one of only four candidates who gained ground this month: Sarah Palin (+4.1%), Michele Bachmann (+5.3%) and Rick Perry (+3.4%). Not surprisingly, those candidates received the most buzz this in the media this month. Herman Cain, the May Straw Poll Winner, received the biggest drop in support at -6.6%. Has the Hermanator's support peaked? Is Sarah Palin making a comeback in anticipation of a possible presidential announcement? Are new faces Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry beginning to gain momentum? Stay tuned!

With the impending announcement that Thaddeus McCotter will be joining the race, we anticipate adding him to the poll in the near future. Since we launched in January, there have been over 400,000 votes cast in the Straw Polls! You are making your voice heard! We anticipate a wild finish on the way to the GOP nomination and will continue to monitor the pulse of the conservative movement.

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