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Sarah Palin finishes 3rd in Republican Presidential straw poll

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  (WKOW) -- Republican Congressman Ron Paul won the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll.

The straw poll took place at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C.   Paul received 31% of the vote followed by Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney with 22%, Sarah Palin with 7% and Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty with 6%.

2,395 people took part in the straw poll.  Romney won the last three straw polls at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

Also in the poll, 98% said they disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as President.

Some of the biggest names in the Republican Party attended the three day convention which wrapped up Saturday.

 

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