Rick Santourm has picked the right time to surge, but it wasn’t enough to topple Ron Paul who finished in first again with 1,051 votes (18%). Santourm finished 990 votes (17%).
Newt Gingrich fell from the last Straw Poll, but still managed a very close third place with 957 votes (17%).
The race stayed close all the way down the line with Mitt Romney at 16% and Rick Perry at 15%. Even Jon Huntsman and Michele Bachmann finished with a respectable 9% and 8% respectively.
Straw Poll: Who will win the 2012 Iowa Caucus? (Exp 1-01-12)
Ron Paul (18%, 1,051 Votes)
Rick Santourm (17%, 990 Votes)
Newt Gingrich (17%, 957 Votes)
Mitt Romney (16%, 919 Votes)
Rick Perry (15%, 848 Votes)
Jon Hunstman (9%, 495 Votes)
Michele Bachmann (8%, 475 Votes)
Total Voters: 5,735
*Online Straw Poll. Not scientific. Voters may only vote one time per IP address.