Dr. Rand Paul, son of Dr. Ron Paul, addresses the crowd. -- Photo courtesy of Lou Eastman
This is an official press release from the Coalition of NH Taxpayers. Here is the story:
The Coalition of NH Taxpayers held its 9th Annual Taxpayer Reunion Picnic at the Hopkinton Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 7th, 2007. The event was a great success.
Among almost 30 local organizations present were the NH Carbon Coalition, NH GOP, Second Amendment Sisters, Fix Our Flag, and many presidential campaigns.
Candidates present to make speeches were John Cox, Mike Huckabee, Daniel Gilbert, and Robert Haines.
Duncan Hunter made a voice appearance by phone, and the Sam Brownback, Rudy Giuliani, Tommy Thompson, and Mitt Romney campaigns were represented as well. James Gilmore had planned to attend but was recuperating from recent emergency eye surgery.
Dr. Rand Paul, opthamologist and son of Candidate US Congressman Dr. Ron Paul made an appearance in his father's place.
A straw poll was taken. The day belonged to Dr. Paul who garnered 65% of the vote. Rand will meet the public at the Warren Old Home Day in Warren NH on Sunday July 8th.