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Herman Cain Wins South Carolina Tea Party Straw Poll With 55% of Vote

October 15th, 2011 No comments



From CNN

Cain wins big in South Carolina tea party straw poll

Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) – Surging Republican presidential contender Herman Cain has picked up another morale booster in the race for the GOP nomination.

The conservative businessman decisively won a tea party straw poll held in Columbia, South Carolina, Saturday afternoon.

Cain captured an eye-popping 55% of the vote. His closest challenger, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, picked up 14.5%. Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann garnered 8% to come in third.

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