Michele Bachmann Wins Ames, Iowa Straw Poll

Michele Bachmann won the Ames, Iowa straw poll with 4,823 votes out of more than 16,000 cast. Ron Paul finished 192 votes behind her, with a very large gap between 2nd and 3rd place. Here is the full list:

  1. Michele Bachmann: 4,823
  2. Ron Paul: 4,671
  3. Tim Pawlenty: 2,293
  4. Rick Santorum: 1,657
  5. Herman Cain: 1,456
  6. Rick Perry: 718
  7. Mitt Romney: 567
  8. Newt Gingrich: 385
  9. Jon Huntsman: 69
  10. Thad McCotter: 35

Rick Perry's 5th place showing came from write-in votes. He was not an official candidate.

Bachmentum! Or Mich-mentum! Or something.


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