And The CPAC Straw Poll Winner Is….Rand Paul

Senator Rand Paul won the straw poll with 25% of the vote. Senator Marco Rubio came in a close second with 23% of the vote. Coming in a distant third with 8% was Rick Santorum. Governor Chris Christie, who wasn’t even invited to speak at CPAC came in a surprising fourth place with 7% of the vote, and Paul Ryan came in fifth with 6%.

 There were 23 options on the survey, with  several other names written in, including Allen West, Condoleezza Rice, and Judge Andrew Napolitano.