Iowa Straw Poll

Let us have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us to the end dare to do our duty as we understand it. Abraham LincolnThe Iowa caucuses have come and gone and are now part of the political history we will...
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The following are my thoughts on what happened in Iowa. The first lesson to learn is that negative campaigning works and money matters. Newt Gingrich had no recourse to respond to the barrage of negative campaigning done by...
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Thanks to the Iowa GOP, under the Chairmanship of Matt Strawn, TexasGOPVote readers can follow the results of the 2012 Iowa Republican Caucuses as they happen. The interactive maps display color-coded results for all 99...
CONSERVATIVES IN ACTIONYesterday was the last day of 2011, and as I looked around and saw how America is being transformed, I know that we have to stop the damage that goes on each and every day. Sometimes it is difficult...
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During my visit to Iowa for the Presidential Debate and Ames Straw Poll, I was very pleased to see a variety of different groups supporting Governor Rick Perry for President.At the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, an Iowan was...
Michele Bachmann won the 2011 Ames Straw Poll with 28.6% of the vote. Below is an interview and transcript of Chris Wallace interviewing Michele Bachmann after her big win in Iowa.
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With family for dinner, I DID manage to watch the Republican debate in Iowa Thursday night. Debates always tie hands of candidates trying to distinguish themselves. Of those on the stage, I was partial to Herman Cain, who...
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Adryana Boyne is on the scene in Ames, Iowa. In the quick interview below, she asks Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum what makes him different than the other presidential candidates.
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On Thursday, August 11, on the day of the Iowa GOP Presidential Debate in Ames, Iowa, Mitt Romney encountered a few unruly, disorderly and impolite progressive liberals who made it difficult for Iowa State Fair attendees to...
A few belated thoughts on Ron Paul and the Iowa caucuses.Certainly it’s a disappointment. Some people counter that what matters are the delegates, but in my opinion what actually matters right now is momentum, and an Iowa...
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Rick Santorum had a huge victory in the Iowa Caucus. He came within 8 votes of beating Romney out for first place. This 25% tie (almost a win) will give Santorum the media attention he needs to compete in...
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I’ve put off getting this out, but for Iowa it’s the last minute now.  A few weeks ago, George F. Will was asked if he thought voters would ultimately  consolidate around Mitt Romney.  Will, who has himself pointedly...
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And these are the people who want to “spread democracy” around the world.“People are going to look at who comes in second and who comes in third,” Governor Terry Branstad told Politico. “If [Mitt] Romney comes in a strong...
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Governor Perry announced his intention to run for the Republican nomination for president on Saturday, August 13, 2012 in Charleston, South Carolina. His announcement was hailed as the start of what was to be an immensely...
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This past legislative session, freshman State Representative Raul Torres (HD-33) introduced HB3149, legislation that would bring corporate efficiency to government agencies using the Lean Six Sigma method to eliminate waste...
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The results of the August 11, 2011 Ames Straw Poll are as follows:Candidate PercentageMichele Bachmann                     28.6%Ron Paul  27.7%Tim Pawlenty  13.6%...
Below are videos of the entire debate, split in to eight parts.
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Adryana Boyne was on the scene prior to the Fox News Presidential Debate in Ames, Iowa. In an interview below, Fox News Commentator Carl Cameron discusses the importance of the Iowa Presidential debate.
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TexasGOPVote is on the scene in Ames, Iowa as presidential hopefuls, campaign staffs, politicos, and media outlets are gearing up for the Presidential debate and Ames Straw Poll.  
 

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