AMES, Iowa -- Below, a selection of photos from the straw poll.
Voters pay a little attention to a repeat of Rick Perry's speech.
Ron Paul voters listen to their man.
Thaddeus McCotter: 35 votes, but a lot of fun.
Peter Singleton, Sarah Palin's (unofficial) man in Iowa.
Pawlenty's voters skewed young; he made an appeal to them at the Greek triangle last night.
The Gingriches made a quick appearance early in the day, despite not officially campaigning here; he polled better than expected.
Ideologically correct fun.
Kids find a way to be entertained by the air conditioning in the Bachmann tent.