In our McAllen Tea Party straw poll on Thursday, the most popular candidate was Herman Cain, with 38 percent of the votes.

Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul tied with 19 percent. Closely following was Rick Perry with 16 percent.

Michele Bachman, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and McAllen's own Doc Adams (Dr. Dorothy Adams), all received 3 percent of the votes.