Straw Poll

CPAC Straw Poll: Cruz Dominates, Rubio Second, Trump Distant Third

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland—Sen. Ted Cruz was the top choice for President of the United States among conservatives at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), the iconic annual gathering of thousands of conservatives across the nation.

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Trump Wins Nashville Grassroots Straw Poll With 52 Percent

NASHVILLE, Tennessee — After delivering an energetic 50 minute speech using no notes or teleprompter, GOP frontrunner Donald Trump easily won a presidential straw poll conducted at the annual convention of the National Federation of Republican Assemblies, garnering 52 percent of the votes cast.

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Dr. Ben Carson Wins D.C. Urban Republican Straw Poll

The DC Republican Party held an event Monday evening with keynote speaker GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson. The event featured a presidential straw poll where Carson was the winner.


Report: Jeb Bush Attempting to Rig CPAC Straw Poll with Bused in Supporters

Perhaps in fear that he didn’t have enough backers willing to show up on their own, Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s campaign organized to bus supporters to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to cheer during his appearance on stage and vote for him in the straw poll.

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