Saturday, October 8, 2011

Ron Paul wins Values Voter straw poll; Herman Cain second

Texas Rep. Ron Paul won the Values Voter Summit straw poll Saturday, with the libertarian presidential candidate taking 37 percent of votes at a gathering organized by social conservatives. - Politico

In second place was Herman Cain with 23 percent of the vote, followed by Rick Santorum with 16 percent.

Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann were tied for fourth place, with 8 percent each. Rounding out the pack were Mitt Romney with 4 percent, Newt Gingrich with 3 percent and Jon Huntsman with 0 percent.

...The straw poll also asked attendees who they liked for the vice presidency. The top four finishers were Cain, Bachmann, Santorum and Marco Rubio. No other details were released.