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Ron Paul wins 'text messaging vote' at Fox News debate
Published: Thursday September 6, 2007

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Republican iconoclast Ron Paul (R-TX) won a text messaging poll directly following the Fox News Republican debate last night.

Paul, who has polled poorly in national surveys, has a tremendous following online. His supporters have been instrumental in demonstrating his strength on popular news voting sites like and

The Texas congressman has co-sponsored a bill with another presidential contender, Democrat Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), that would repeal President Bush's authority to use force in Iraq within the next sixth months. Besides Kucinich, 18 other Democrats have signed on.

Clips of his answers at the debate can be found here.