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Cain Wins Straw Poll

Sonora, CA – Tuolumne County Republicans prefer businessman Herman Cain in the race for President.

A straw poll was held over the weekend at the Tuolumne County Republican Central Committee’s annual picnic held at Mount Brow Winery.

TCRCC Board Member Connie Williams reports that Cain was the top vote getter and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich came in second. In addition, those at the picnic were asked who they prefer to be the next Vice President. The results are listed below:

President:

Herman Cain – 32
Newt Gingrich – 24
Mitt Romney – 12
Ron Paul – 6
Rick Perry – 5
Rick Santorum – 2
Michelle Bachman – 1
Sarah Palin – 1
Charles Roemer – 1

Vice President:

Herman Cain – 23
Newt Gingrich – 13
Michelle Bachman – 10
Rick Perry – 4
Rick Santorum – 4
Mitt Romney – 2
Jon Huntsman – 2
Tim Pawlenty – 2