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Ted Cruz wins big in social conservative straw poll

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WASHINGTON, D.C., September 28, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- Social conservatives at the 10th annual Values Voter Summit have chosen their favourite 2016 presidential candidate -- and it's Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.

The outspoken Republican won support of 35 percent of the 1,161 voters. Dr. Ben Carson was a distant second, at 18 percent, with former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee at 14 percent.

Rounding out the top five were Sen. Marco Rubio, R-FL, with 13 percent, and Donald Trump. The overall leader in the GOP primary polls gathered the support of just five percent of participants.

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The Family Research Council-sponsored summit drew 2,700 participants in total; only Family Research Council Action members were allowed to vote.

Carson was the leading choice for vice president for the second year in a row, with 25 percent support; Carly Fiorina was second, at 21 percent.

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