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Herman Cain wins Denver GOP straw poll by landslide

By Kase Wickman
Sunday, July 31, 2011 18:26 EDT
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Republican presidential hopeful and former Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain dominated the straw poll at Denver’s Western Conservative Summit Sunday, taking 48 percent of the vote, Politico reported.

Cain garnered 246 ballots of the 508 cast, while the next runner-up, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (who has not officially declared his candidacy for president) took 67 votes, only 13 percent of the overall total.

Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney and Michele Bachmann filled out the rest of the top five, each with less than 10 percent of the vote.

Kase Wickman
Kase Wickman
Kase Wickman is a reporter for Raw Story. She holds a journalism degree from Boston University and grew up in Eugene, OR. Her work has been featured in The Boston Globe, Village Voice Media, The Christian Science Monitor, The Houston Chronicle and on NPR, among others. She lives in New York City and tweets from @kasewickman.
 
 
 
 
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