Great Showing for Ron Paul & Attention for RLCCA
- Ron Paul wins California straw poll
September 18, 2011
(CNN) -- Texas Rep. Ron Paul won a California straw poll, the state
Republican Party announced in a statement Saturday night.
A total of 833 ballots were cast during the straw poll, the statement said.
Paul won with 44.9% of the votes, Texas Gov. Rick Perry came in second
with 29.3% of the votes, and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney came in
third with 8.8% of the votes.
The California Republican Party, associated members and registered guests
were allowed to vote in the straw poll, according to the statement.
Paul was scheduled to give speeches in Los Angeles on Saturday, including
the keynote at the Republican Liberty Caucus of California.