Newt Gingrich 31% Michele Bachmann 28% Mitt Romney 20% Rick Santorum 16% Ron Paul 3% Rick Perry 2% Jon Huntsman 0% (.34%) (Results are rounded to nearest percentage point. Margin of error +/-1.59%)
Thank you to the more the 23,000 people who participated on our Presidential Tele-Forum and Tea Party Straw Poll last night. Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum were on the call last night to answer questions that were submitted by local Tea Party leaders. Check back to the website later this week for audio clips of all of the candidates and speakers. Above you will see the results of the straw poll, below you will see the "Enthusiasm Level" that each of the candidates have.
Thank you to all of the candidates who were able to participate! Special Thanks to: Emery McClendon, Tea Party Patriots Local Coordinator, Fort Wayne, IN Julianne Thompson, Tea Party Patriots Local Coordinator, Atlanta, GA Herman Cain, Businessman and Former Republican Presidential Candidate Steve King, Congressman from Iowa
(Interpretation: The following question was posed to the listeners for each candidate with 1 being Not Enthusiastic and 5 being Extremely Enthusiastic. "On a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the highest, how enthusiastic would you be if <candidate name> were the nominee?" This chart shows how enthusiastic the participants would be in the event that each candidate were the nominee. Make sure images are displayed to view chart.)
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