Republican Ron Paul on the Rise

It seems like Ron Paul would outlast Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum in the Republican race in the presidential election. The Texas libertarian would still have to face Mitt Romney in the Tampa Republican convention in August. The reason why Ron Paul looks like he will outlast Gingrich and Santorum are the results of the Nevada caucus and the last week’s Grand Old party’s events.

Though Paul has been placed third in the Nevada’s Saturday vote, his percentage is four percent higher than his percentage in 2008. While Romney got to the 50 percent threshold and Gingrich got 21 percent, Paul received 18 percent. It is quite higher than what the media has been predicting for him. But the thing to be noted here is that, in the Nevada entrance polls Paul received the higher number votes from voters who said they would vote for a ‘true conservative’. Paul drew 42 percent of those votes while Gingrich got 30 and Santorum got only 24.

 

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