CINCINNATI (TDB) -- Christian right political organizers have finished counting straw poll ballots cast by 340 delegates in Fort Lauderdale and report that former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee won 64% of the votes. GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who is courting values voters, skipped the event and collected zero votes in the straw poll. Some think that shows he's failed to connect with the religious right, an important GOP voting bloc. They point out that other no shows such as Rudy Giuliani received votes.
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