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Ten Ron Paul Supporters Who Think Iowa Was A Great Success

Paulites in New Hampshire still think their hero will go all the way. One more reason you shouldn't expect him to drop out any time soon.

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Jackie Casey, 42, works at Dunkin Donuts, Nashua, N.H.

Ron Paul fan since: "Since I lost my job in '03."

How she feels about Iowa: "It was awesome! He did better than everyone expected."

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John Pawelko, "Software developer by day, political cartoonist by night," Chicago

Ron Paul fan since: a few years

How he feels about Iowa: "I thought he was going to win outright. Santorum just got lucky. But Ron Paul is going to kill Mitt Romney."

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Lisa Gravel, 41, mail carrier. Manchester, N.H.

Ron Paul fan since: 2009

How she feels about Iowa: "I was happy with it. Sure, it would have been better if he'd finished first, but we're working against a lot of D.C. establishment types."

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Shem Kellogg, civil engineer, Salem, N.H.

Ron Paul fan since: last election cycle

How he feels about Iowa: "I guess I'm proud he tied. I was pretty confident he would win, but we still got seven delegates. And New Hampshire voters are open to Ron Paul's ideas in a different way."

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Teshia O'Keefe, 34, self-employed, Wolfeboro, N.H.

Ron Paul fan since: "I just woke up three months ago."

How she feels about Iowa: "On the record? If the media wouldn't have blacked him out, I think he would have done better."

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Kristen Noble, software engineer, Bedford, N.H.

Ron Paul fan since: 2010

How she feels about Iowa: "I think it was awesome. We're in a tie for delegates. You can't look at it as one two and three."

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Ralph Gramazio, banquet waiter, Boston, M.A.

Ron Paul fan since: 2009. "For most of us, it's been a couple years. I had to wake up first."

How he feels about Iowa: "It was great. Would I have liked to win? Sure. But third place was very respectable. I think Rick Santorum doesn't have more of a game beyond Iowa."

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Brandon Navom, 31, software engineer, Lowell, M.A.

Ron Paul fan since: "I've been a libertarian for three years, but I just recently got into Ron Paul."

How he fels about Iowa: "I think if Santorum didn't have such a surge, Ron Paul would have won it. Ron Paul is the only non-Romney candidate who has the popularity and the honesty and the ideas to go the distance."

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Ann Buckman, 27, welder, Manchester, N.H.

Ron Paul fan since: last election cycle

How she feels about Iowa: "I think it was great. We got the same amount of delegates. It's not about a first-place ribbon."

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Chan Cao, Unix IT administrator, Everett, M.A.

Ron Paul fan since: about two months ago

How he feels about Iowa: "I think we were cheated. There's a history of it -- I can no longer bring myself to believe in the system anymore. Something was working against us."

Rosie Gray is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, D.C. Gray reports on politics and foreign policy.

Contact Rosie Gray at rosie@buzzfeed.com.

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