Rand Paul wins Michigan Straw Poll over Christie


Rand Paul, R-KY ran away with this weekend’s straw poll at the biannual meeting of republicans, garnering more than double the votes received by second place Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey.  Paul won 188 votes or 36%, while Christie received 82 votes or 16%.


take our poll - story continues below

What is your top alternative to Facebook? - FIXED

  • What is your top alternative to Facebook?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Conservative Firing Line updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Trending: Video: Adam Schiff claims Trump may face ‘real prospect of jail time’

Other candidates included Jeb Bush in third with 42, Scott Walker, fourth with 39 votes, and Ted Cruz finished last with 36 votes.  Paul commented that there must not have been many liberals at this year’s meeting and expressed his satisfaction at winning, “It’s always exciting to place first in anything.”

Continue reading…



Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.