The State Column | Staff | Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Dark house Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain topped a GOP poll in Georgia Wednesday, the latest presidential straw poll victory for Mr. Cain since he declared the formation of his presidential exploratory committee.
Mr. Cain, Newt Gingrich, and Mike Huckabee were the top three candidates in Columbus, Ga., during a straw poll at the Georgia GOP 3rd Congressional District convention. The Georgia Republican also won an earlier tea party straw polls in New Hampshire, according to the Nashua Telegraph.
Congressman Lynn Westmoreland (R-Ga.), one of the speakers, addressed more than 250 attendees at the convention, as well as other local and state elected officials,