Saturday, August 13, 2011
Michele Bachmann has been named the winner of the Iowa straw poll, taking 4,823 votes out of nearly 17,000 cast.
Ron Paul was a close runner-up, taking 4,671 votes and trailing Bachmann by less than 200 ballots.
In a distant third place was former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who took 2,293 votes after investing heavily in the event.
Full story here.