Press Releases › Ron Paul Campaign Statement on Beating Giuliani and Thompson… Again
January 16, 2008 12:41 pm EST
ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA – Kent Snyder, chairman of the Ron Paul 2008 Republican presidential campaign issued the following statement in response to the results of the Michigan primary:
“After beating Rudy Giuliani in Iowa, and Fred Thompson in New Hampshire, Ron Paul has now bested both ‘national frontrunners’ in Michigan, and in the three races held thus far Paul has received over 30,000 votes more than either of the candidates.
“If I had predicted that result when this campaign started almost twelve months ago, I would have been laughed out of the room by the so-called experts. Currently there is no frontrunner and this race is wide open.
“In Michigan, Dr. Paul’s message resonated with voters because he discusses issues that nobody else will even acknowledge. Dr. Paul is the foremost expert on monetary policy, and he truly understands the crunch that Americans are feeling due to high taxes and high inflation that drives up gas prices and mortgage payments.”
Below are the combined vote totals for Iowa, New Hampshire and Michigan:
Romney – 443,139 Total Votes
McCain – 361,546 Total Votes
Huckabee – 207,308 Total Votes
Paul – 84,554 Total Votes
Giuliani – 50,925 Total Votes
Thompson – 49,198 Total Votes
Hunter – 4,567 Total Votes