Perry will be disclosing his intention to run for president the same day as the influential Ames straw poll. The outcome of the poll is used to judge a campaign’s ability to organize and mobilize its supporters.
After speaking in South Carolina, Perry is scheduled to arrive in New Hampshire and then head to Iowa.
A poll released June 29 showed that in a hypothetical match-up for the presidency, President Barack Obama would defeat Perry among Texas voters by a margin of 45-47 percent.
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