Ron Paul wins CPAC straw poll, Haley Barbour gets 3% of votes

WASHINGTON – As expected Ron Paul won the CPAC straw poll with 37% followed by Mitt Romney with 31% and Gary Johnson with 21%. Potential front runners Sarah Palin and Haley Barbour finsihed with 7% and 3%, respectively. Paul and Romney had the most noticeable straw poll operations at CPAC as their supporters were visible everywhere at the conference. Palin and Barbour had little in terms of organized presence at CPAC.

Full Results:

Ron Paul 37%
Mitt Romney 31%
Gary Johnson 21%
Chris Christie 16%
Newt Gingrich 11%
Michelle Bachman 10%
Tim Pawlenty 9%
Mitch Daniels 9%
Sarah Palin 7%
Mike Huckabee 6%
Herman Cain 5%
Rick Santorum 5%
John Thune 5%
Jon Huntsman 3%
Haley Barbour 3%
Other 12%
Undecided 13%

Boston.com
2/12/11