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Bachman Wins Straw Poll–Paul Most Electable Contender?
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August 15, 2011, 05:28 PM
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Laboratory of the States recently published this table:

Candidate Electability Odds of becoming President Odds of Getting GOP Nomination
Ron Paul 76% 3.6% 4.7%
Herman Cain 66% 0.4% 0.6%
Sarah Palin 58% 3.8% 6.5%
Rick Perry 52% 18.8% 36.1%
Rick Santorum 50% 0.2% 0.4%
Mitt Romney 48% 15% 30.7%
Michelle Bachmann 42% 3% 7%

* Electability is the odds that a candidate will become President IF that candidate is nominated:

Ron Paul, the only major presidential candidate to recently grant VDARE.com an interview, is according the betters at Intrade, the most electable GOP contender. Bachman is still favored by Intrade gamblers to win the Iowa caucuses-but Ron Paul did better than many expected in the Ames straw Poll and his chances of doing well in Iowa and New Hampshire are both improving.