Notera att mormonen & miljonären Mitt Romney ordnade och betalde för sin anhängares busstransport till platsen. Trots det tog Ron Paul ca 19 % av rösterna. Yeeh !
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Today was the Illinois Straw Poll, the results are as follows:
1. Mitt Romney – 40.35%
2. Fred Thompson – 19.96%
3. Ron Paul – 18.87%
4. Rudy Giuliani – 11.61%
5. John McCain – 4.12%
6. Mike Huckabee – 3.04%
7. Sam Brownback – 1.08%
8. Duncan Hunter - .65%
9. Tom Tancrado - .33%
For this even Romney was the only one who bussed in supporters:
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who posted a commanding win in the Iowa straw poll, is providing free transportation from Bloomington to Springfield for the event.What does this mean to Ron Paul campaign? I believe its a good thing...if we take out Romney who once again used his wallet to gain votes, Ron Paul is in a VERY close 2nd place.
Läs även artikeln James Buchanan där han konstaterar att Ron Paul senast nu bevisat att han är en "major candidate".
Ron Paul Has Repeatedly Proven Himself A Major Candidate
By James Buchanan — EURO
Ron Paul just scored 19 percent in the Illinois Straw Poll despite a continuing media black out, which is growing more obvious every day. Paul placed in the top three –only one percent behind former TV star, Fred Thompson with Mitt Moneybags Romney placing first –although once again with less than a majority.