Saturday, July 23, 2011

OHIO GOP Straw Poll: Mitt Romney the winner by a comfortable margin

Ohio Republican Party Chairman Kevin DeWine made the following announcement at the 2011 Ohio Republican Party State Dinner & Presidential Straw Poll:

"I would like to congratulate Governor Mitt Romney for his strong 1st place showing in the 2011 Ohio Republican Party Presidential Straw Poll," Chairman DeWine said.

2011 Ohio Republican Party Presidential Straw Poll Results:

Tim Pawlenty 16%
Michele Bachmann 15%
Rick Perry 14%*
Ron Paul 9%
Herman Cain 5%
Rick Santorum 5%
Newt Gingrich 3%
Jon Huntsman 2%

* Received as a write-in candidate
About 600 people attended the Ohio GOP's annual state dinner, held at the Renaissance hotel in downtown Cleveland. The dinner was the party's first statewide get together since the GOP swept every statewide office last fall and regained the Ohio House.
The full story is here.

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Anonymous said...

Good showing for Romney. 600 participants is a large straw poll.

hamaca said...

OJ must not have been there.

Ohio JOE said...

No, I was not. I was not going to pay the money, nor was I going to take a vacation day to go up there.

BOSMAN said...