October 13, 2021

Sen. Ted Cruz Wins Straw Poll at Values Voter Summit in DC


The Republican presidential candidate Texas Sen. Ted Cruz again won the straw poll at the Values Voter Summit, the annual Washington meeting for social conservatives.  Cruz received 408 votes. Carson got 18 percent of the vote, or 204 votes; Huckabee received 14 percent, or 166 votes; Rubio received 13 percent, or 148 votes; and Trump got 5 percent, or 56 votes.  Below is the speech of Senator Cruz.