On October 12th, the Republican presidential hopefuls met at Dartmouth University for a debate on economic issues which was sponsored by Bloomberg. Several questions that included taxation, job creation, housing, and welfare benefits were asked of the candidates, and in a readers poll conducted after the debates were finished, Congressman Ron Paul was voted the candidate who understands the economy best by a landslide.
Below are the results of the poll:
Ron Paul – 2843 votes
Herman Cain – 342 votes
Mitt Romney – 151 votes
All other candidates received negligible votes.