Saturday, September 24, 2011

In a huge upset Herman Cain wins Florida GOP straw pole

ORLANDO —Businessman Herman Cain won the Florida GOP presidential straw poll in a major surprise Saturday, finishing well ahead of the party’s two front-runners in what many observers saw as a rebuke of Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

Cain, who delivered a stirring speech just before the vote, won 37 percent of the more than 2,600 delegate votes. Perry, who had been expected to easily win the straw poll before he gave what many thought was a lackluster performance in Thursday’s presidential debate here, finished second with 15 percent.
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2 comments:

Eurasleep said...

Cain vs. Obama. I can just see it now. The heads of those who deny voting for Obama based on the color of his skin, will positively explode.

The Anti-Gnostic said...

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