How many more straw polls does Ron Paul have to win by a landslide or lose by the most narrow margins before naming someone like Rick Perry the front runner just gets you laughed at? LOS ANGELES Minutes ago in front of the California Republican Party convention delegation at the JW Marriott at L.A. Live, CRP Chairman Tom Del Beccaro announced Congressman Ron Paul as the winner of the 2011 California Straw Poll. A full breakdown of the results is copied below. A total of 833 ballots were cast during the 2011 Straw Poll which included a write-in opportunity for the first time. The 2011 California Straw Poll was held on Saturday, September 17th between 9:00AM 5:00PM, where CRP members, associate members, and registered guests were allowed to choose their favorite from among the 11 official Republican presidential candidates. 2011 Straw Poll Full Results (Votes, %) Congressman Ron Paul (374, 44.9%) Governor Rick Perry (244, 29.3%) Mitt Romney (74, 8.8%) Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (64, 7.7%) Jon Huntsman (17, 2.0%) Herman Cain (15, 1.8%) Newt Gingrich (14, 1.7%) Thad McCotter (7, 0.8%) Rick Santorum (7, 0.8%) Gary Johnson (2, 0.2%) Fred Karger (1, 0.1%) Write-ins (15, 1.8%) BTW, Ron Paul money bomb raised over a million dollars on constitution day without the help of the media or corporate promises. Sick of government down your back and in your wallet?? Its time to join the revolution.