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Straw Poll speaking line-up announced


The Iowa GOP has announced the speaking schedule for the 2011 Iowa Straw Poll on Saturday in Ames.

Each candidate is given 15 minutes of stage time which includes any introductions, video or music.  Other Iowa Republicans will also be speaking or making introductions.

The campaigns selected their speaking times based on an order that was determined at a June 23 meeting.

Only those candidates that reserved space are given time to speak on stage.

Iowa Straw Poll Speaking Schedule:

Noon - Program Begins

12:15 - Iowa GOP Chairman Matt Strawn delivers remarks

12:20 - Governor Terry Branstad delivers remarks

12:30 - Chairman Strawn welcomes all candidates on stage

12:40 - Senator Rick Santorum delivers remarks

1:00 - Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds delivers remarks

1:15 - Congressman Ron Paul delivers remarks

1:40 - Congressman Steve King delivers remarks

1:50 - Governor Tim Pawlenty delivers remarks

2:10 - Senator Chuck Grassley delivers remarks

2:20 - Congresswoman Michele Bachmann delivers remarks

2:40 - Congressman Tom Latham delivers remarks

2:50 - Congressman Thaddeus McCotter delivers remarks

3:15 - Herman Cain delivers remarks

The voting ends at 4:00 p.m. and Iowa Republican Chairman Matt Strawn will announce the results once they are counted.

KWWL will have complete coverage of the Iowa Straw Poll on the KWWL News at Six and Ten and also on

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