Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Ron Paul Tops Ohio GOP Straw Poll
Ron Paul won Ohio’s first Republican presidential straw poll.
The Texas Congressman captured 53.5 percent of the vote at the event hosted at Ohio State University by the Franklin County Republican Party. Herman Cain finished second with 25.5 percent. Mitt Romney third with 8.9.
Voters in the straw poll paid $25, listened to messages from all the campaigns and then voted for a single candidate.
Here’s the final results, with 428 ballots cast:
Ron Paul 53.5%
Herman Cain 25.5%
Mitt Romney 8.9%
Newt Gingrich 5.4%
Rick Perry 2.8%
Jon Huntsman 2.1%
Rick Santorum 0.9%
Michele Bachmann 0.5%