Fred Thompson Wins GA Republican Straw Poll

Duluth, GA. (AP) -- Former UT Senator Fred Thompson, of Tennessee, won the Georgia Republican Convention's Presidential Straw Poll Saturday.

Thompson garnered 188 votes while former US House Speaker Newt Gingrich, from Georgia, was second with 77 votes. Neither has entered the race.

Copyright 2007 by the Associated Press. All rights reserved.


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  • by Sara Location: Houston on May 22, 2007 at 09:41 AM
    Our country needs leadership with backbone and FOR AMERICANS, like Fred Thompson or Newt Gingrich.

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