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Presidential Straw Poll 2008 – Week 9

The ninth week of the PAJAMAS MEDIA PRESIDENTIAL STRAW POLL has officially begun. Bill Richardson and Rudy Giuliani were again winners in the eighth week. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney (gaining) were runners-up on the Democratic and Republican sides respectively. And now... with over 75,000 votes cast in the PJM poll... it's time for some interpretation of the results... Forget Hannity & Colmes - it's Corn & Miniter ... or is it Miniter & Corn? In any case, premiering later this week, Pajamas Media Washington Editor Richard Miniter and Nation Magazine Washington Editor David Corn will be duking it out weekly over the poll and the candidates on Pajamas Video from their soon-to-regular-table at Johnny's Half Shell on Capitol Street in the nation's capitol.

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March 18, 2007 - 9:00 pm

A REMINDER to all blogs and websites: We now offer a voting widget for your site.

Over 275 blogs and websites have already registered as precincts (polling places) in the Straw Poll with this widget!

By placing the widget on your blog or website, your site can become one of these precincts or polling places just as in an official election. Readers will be able to vote weekly through your site and compare the voting results from that site to the total and to other individual sites. We hope that websites allied with all parts of the political spectrum will participate in this exercise in online democracy. The more who join with us, the more statistically reliable the poll is likely to be.

The widget (with tech support) is available for easy installation here. Just follow the instructions at the link.</eThe results for the first eight weeks of the poll are available to your left. This weekly poll has been updated to those national candidates of both parties that score at least one percent on the most recent Gallup Poll.

Other features – including an election discussion forum, graphs of trends and interviews – are coming soon.

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