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Washington Briefing Dispatch: Straw Poll Results

October 20th, 2007 | 1 min read

By Matthew Lee Anderson

This is going to be all over the web in, oh, 30 seconds or so, so I figured I'd announce it here at Mere-O as well.

The top four issues that voters said was important to them:

1) Life

2) Marriage

3)  Tax cuts

4)  Permanent tax relief for families.

Top four candidates in the straw poll results:

4)  Fred Thompson  564
3)  Ron Paul 865
2)  Mike Huckabee  1565
1)  Mitt Romney  1595

How many votes came from online and how many were live?  There is NO WAY Romney got that many votes from the people here.  Nor did Ron Paul.  What this means is that for those who came to conference, Huck was the clear winner.  That's the only takeaway value from the poll, but FRC is going to have a conference where they clarify the results.

Matthew Lee Anderson

Matthew Lee Anderson is an Associate Professor of Ethics and Theology in Baylor University's Honors College. He has a D.Phil. in Christian Ethics from Oxford University, and is a Perpetual Member of Biola University's Torrey Honors College. In 2005, he founded Mere Orthodoxy.