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Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has won the CPAC straw poll with 25 percent of the vote. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) came in a close second with 23 percent. Trailing them were former Sen. Rick Santorum (8 percent), NJ Gov. Chris Christe (7 percent), and Rep. Paul Ryan (6 percent).
Paul's victory exemplifies the large libertarian representation at CPAC.