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2011 Replublican Leadership Conference Straw Poll
RLC website ^ | 6-18-2011 | RLC wesite

Posted on 06/18/2011 1:58:40 PM PDT by deport

RLC Straw poll Results

If the primary election for president were held today, for whom would you vote?
Please check the box by the candidate of your choice.

Bachmann    191
Cain        104
Gingrich     69
Huntsman    382
Johnson      10
McCotter      2
Palin        41
Paul        612
Pawlenty     18
Roemer        9
Romney       74
Santorum     30


TOPICS: Campaign News; Polls
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1 posted on 06/18/2011 1:58:44 PM PDT by deport
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To: deport

A senile Libertarian moonbat in first and Zero’s RINO meatpuppet in second. This is a total joke.


2 posted on 06/18/2011 2:02:50 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: deport

Funny thing about these polls. Ron Paul always wins by spectacular margins but never even comes close in an actual presidential race.


3 posted on 06/18/2011 2:03:04 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: deport

So the w23oman is THREE times the man Willie Mitty is ???

:)


4 posted on 06/18/2011 2:03:29 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (in such a hurry...)
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To: deport

So the woman is THREE times the man Willie Mitty is ???

:)


5 posted on 06/18/2011 2:03:46 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (in such a hurry...)
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To: deport
Just come in from the Sat session. Many roumers before the release of the results were that Paul had purchased a block of 600 credentials.

Ron Paul is using Obama tactics to flood straw polls for his benefit, while his followers are allowed to "BOOO" Herman Cain when Cain says we have to support Israel.

Paul should do conservatives and the GOP a favor and denounce the behavior of his followers And forfeit his block of 600 votes.

6 posted on 06/18/2011 2:06:58 PM PDT by chemicalman ("The taxpayer - work for the Fed gvmt, but doesn't take a civil service exam. Reagan)
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To: cripplecreek

Funny thing about these polls. Ron Paul always wins by spectacular margins but never even comes close in an actual presidential race.


Yep the RP group spends a few bucks on registration fees for their participants I guess. Otherwise I don’t see them coughing up the money individually for the fees, motels, food, etc.


7 posted on 06/18/2011 2:08:02 PM PDT by deport
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To: chemicalman

rumors


8 posted on 06/18/2011 2:08:02 PM PDT by chemicalman ("The taxpayer - work for the Fed gvmt, but doesn't take a civil service exam. Reagan)
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To: deport


Milt Romneycare (RINO):
”As FOX News and the other networks I control
will explain tomorrow, this poll demonstrates
that I am the presumed GOP leader.
"



"A political party cannot be all things to all people.
It must represent certain fundamental beliefs
 which must not be compromised to political expediency
or simply to swell its numbers."

--  President Ronald Reagan


9 posted on 06/18/2011 2:09:13 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Nothing surpasses the complexity of the human mind. - Leto II: Dar-es-Balat)
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To: deport

Good news I must say.


10 posted on 06/18/2011 2:10:34 PM PDT by anchorclankor (From the main part of Missouri)
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To: chemicalman

Just come in from the Sat session.


Paul’s contingent is young, vocal and really aren’t that important in the overall scheme of things on the national level. But they do support Paul.

What was you preception of the speakers this afternoon? I saw a little of it on CSPAN as they had it live.


11 posted on 06/18/2011 2:10:37 PM PDT by deport
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To: chemicalman
Just come in from the Sat session. Many roumers before the release of the results were that Paul had purchased a block of 600 credentials.

If the promoters of this event are dumb enough to allow this, and if a person wanted to win the straw poll, than this seems to be a smart way to accomplish that goal.

12 posted on 06/18/2011 2:10:44 PM PDT by Prokopton
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To: deport

It’s not surprising the Ron Paul won. He always wins. He ships in busloads of followers to vote for him. Same thing at CPAC.

It’s disturbing to see that so many voted for Huntsman, however. Did he bus them in, too?

I can see why Sarah avoids these meetings. CPAC was all about GOProud, and this one seems to be pretty questionable, too.


13 posted on 06/18/2011 2:11:10 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: deport
If you'd seen the busloads that had come in yesterday for Ron Paul's speech, you'd think that he had just picked them up off of Magazine or Burbon street.

Not enough Lysol in New Orleans to disinfect after that crowd.

14 posted on 06/18/2011 2:11:10 PM PDT by chemicalman ("The taxpayer - work for the Fed gvmt, but doesn't take a civil service exam. Reagan)
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To: chemicalman
Paul's campaign bought them. That was my first suspicion I had with Paul when I questioned my support. He simply refuses to denounce his nutty supporters, most of whom are nuttier than he seems to be. He either agrees with them or is too cowardly to stand up to them. Either way, I don't like it.
15 posted on 06/18/2011 2:12:50 PM PDT by RecoveringPaulisto
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To: deport
dude really?? how is huntsman 2nd? what was it the dumb motorcycle ads? i mean seriously, was it the MSM hype. jeez.
16 posted on 06/18/2011 2:14:37 PM PDT by exist
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To: deport


Milt Romneycare (RINO):
”As FOX News and the other networks I control
will explain tomorrow, I lost this poll ONLY because of my religion.
"



Romney aide’s bogus badges: Sources detail ‘illegal’ security tactic

" Boston Herald - Friday, July 20, 2007
In an apparent violation of the law, a controverisal aide to ex-Gov. Mitt Romney
created phony law enforcement badges that he and other staffers used on the campaign trail

to strong-arm reporters, avoid paying tolls and trick security guards
into giving them immediate access to campaign venues, sources told the Herald.
They (the aides) knew the badges were fake and probably illegal,”
said a presidential campaign source who asked for anonymity
because the story could damage the individual’s career.
Two additional sources confirmed that the badges - described as bright silver plates with a state seal attached -
were first created and used by Garrity while Romney was still governor."

FAKE TROOPER (and Chief of Operations)

More here

More here - Romney aide is the focus of probe

Romney aide accused of faking badges

17 posted on 06/18/2011 2:15:12 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Nothing surpasses the complexity of the human mind. - Leto II: Dar-es-Balat)
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To: deport

So now Paul and Huntsman are both paying to show up and vote, figures.


18 posted on 06/18/2011 2:15:42 PM PDT by svcw (Non forgiveness is like holding a hot coal thinking the other person will be blistered)
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To: cripplecreek

Very true. Wrong Paul is like the Grateful Dead, with legions of fans in tow... but the fan base remains a niche group.

Wrong Paul will not be elected President of the United States. Ever.


19 posted on 06/18/2011 2:15:52 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Imagine.... a world without islam.)
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To: chemicalman
Knock out the Paul votes and it comes out this way:


Huntsman    382
Bachmann    191
Cain        104
Romney       74
Gingrich     69
Palin        41
Santorum     30
Pawlenty     18
Johnson      10
Roemer        9
McCotter      2


20 posted on 06/18/2011 2:17:04 PM PDT by deport
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To: cripplecreek

You got that Creek. Paul is known for paying people to show up and vote. I guess Huntsman also is following that pattern.


21 posted on 06/18/2011 2:17:10 PM PDT by svcw (Non forgiveness is like holding a hot coal thinking the other person will be blistered)
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To: deport
Buddy Roemer, boring and long winded. Don't think he'll last long in the race.

Marsha Backburn seems to know where we should be going, but the crowd wasn't too much into her.

The loudest I heard the crowd was when Lt Col Steve Russel gave his speech. It was so loud in the assembly I opened the door and everyone was standing....He'll be the next Allen West. Why Florida is getting all the good ones?

22 posted on 06/18/2011 2:17:41 PM PDT by chemicalman ("The taxpayer - work for the Fed gvmt, but doesn't take a civil service exam. Reagan)
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To: ScottinVA

Political “Juggalos” lol


23 posted on 06/18/2011 2:18:59 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: svcw

I think they counted the Huntsman Chemical Shareholder’s votes.


24 posted on 06/18/2011 2:20:51 PM PDT by chemicalman ("The taxpayer - work for the Fed gvmt, but doesn't take a civil service exam. Reagan)
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To: cripplecreek

Last year, the Mormons won, this year, Ron Paul beat the Mormons.


25 posted on 06/18/2011 2:21:46 PM PDT by truthfreedom
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To: chemicalman

Where you there for Perry’s speech. If so how did he do?


26 posted on 06/18/2011 2:22:45 PM PDT by deport
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To: chemicalman

Steve Russell is a Oklahoma State Senator.


27 posted on 06/18/2011 2:23:38 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: deport

They do spend their own money, or fellow supporters help them out with “chip-ins”. It’s an established procedure.

People say “I want to go, I need money” and supporters send it to them.


28 posted on 06/18/2011 2:30:33 PM PDT by truthfreedom
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To: deport
Sarah Palin wasn't listed as a speaker, but rumors were circulating that someone saw her bus in the New Orleans area and was going to be on site for 11am.
I was to leave for 11am for other appointments, but decided to stay a little longer so I could see her. So I waited until 11, no show. Another rumor said it was caught up in traffic and will be in for 12 noon, still no show. Security folks said they saw someone being escorted in that looked like her, but weren't sure, I still waited.

My cutoff time was 230pm, so I left. I will be severly heartbroken if she does show up this evening.

29 posted on 06/18/2011 2:31:05 PM PDT by chemicalman ("The taxpayer - work for the Fed gvmt, but doesn't take a civil service exam. Reagan)
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To: deport

I guess you’re saying that young Republicans should be ignored. Perhaps they should all vote Democrat?


30 posted on 06/18/2011 2:31:51 PM PDT by truthfreedom
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To: deport

Perry was in the hallway passing by right before I left.


31 posted on 06/18/2011 2:32:49 PM PDT by chemicalman ("The taxpayer - work for the Fed gvmt, but doesn't take a civil service exam. Reagan)
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To: Cicero

Every single Republican event sucks because Ron Paul always wins? Is that what you’re saying?

What you won’t think about is that Ron Paul is well organized and none of the other candidates have any organization at all.

These straw polls are tests of organization, they aren’t popularity contests. Ron Paul has the organization.

And organization matters.


32 posted on 06/18/2011 2:34:45 PM PDT by truthfreedom
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To: fieldmarshaldj

My bad. When I heard him say something about backing up Allen West, I assumed he was from Fla.


33 posted on 06/18/2011 2:34:52 PM PDT by chemicalman ("The taxpayer - work for the Fed gvmt, but doesn't take a civil service exam. Reagan)
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To: truthfreedom

I guess you’re saying that young Republicans should be ignored. Perhaps they should all vote Democrat?


Nope not at all. I’m justing saying they get help either via Paul’s funding or otherwise as opposed to self financing. Paul works this group well but in the end they can’t put him anywhere in the hunt for the win at crunch time. Just the way the primary mess works out. You’d think other candidates would tap into this but they don’t.


34 posted on 06/18/2011 2:36:55 PM PDT by deport
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To: truthfreedom

On economics ron paul is second to none.


35 posted on 06/18/2011 2:39:43 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (F U B O ! ! !)
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To: deport

Add the Mormons - Huntsman and Romney - and you get 456

Ron Paul got over 600

Last time, the Mormons won, this time Ron Paul won.


36 posted on 06/18/2011 2:42:50 PM PDT by truthfreedom
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To: deport

OK, so Huntsman has three times the support of Romney, Palin and Pawlenty combined? Yeah, I believe that.


37 posted on 06/18/2011 2:45:13 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (American Thinker Columnist / Rush ghost contributor)
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To: truthfreedom

Paul had 438 votes in 2010. Only one vote behind Romney at 439. For bought and paid for votes that’s not bad.


38 posted on 06/18/2011 2:51:50 PM PDT by deport
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To: deport









39 posted on 06/18/2011 3:05:46 PM PDT by truthfreedom
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To: C. Edmund Wright

Huntsman votes = Romney tickets he bought a while ago and decided not to use.

Both Liberal Mormons.


40 posted on 06/18/2011 3:07:00 PM PDT by truthfreedom
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To: deport

I’m sure Conference attendees had fun with a straw poll but other then a little fun, this poll is meaningless.


41 posted on 06/18/2011 4:02:10 PM PDT by tirednvirginia
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To: tirednvirginia

Agreed it’s meaningless in terms of who will win the primary nomination in 2012. But it does represent the votes of those present in New Oleans at the Conference. Is it representative of the primary voters at large... probably not. But we’ll begin to have more and more of these type straw polls as we begin to get into the campaign. Heck the Ames Iowa poll isn’t that far off now, August I think.


42 posted on 06/18/2011 4:13:52 PM PDT by deport
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To: deport
You need to knock Huntsman off also. He paid people to vote for him: http://lewrockwell.com/raimondo/raimondo118.html
43 posted on 06/21/2011 7:34:14 AM PDT by Brookhaven (Herman Cain knows math, computers, pizza, money, hamburgers, banking, and Coca-Cola)
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