NATIONAL HARBOR, MARYLAND — Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) won the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll on Saturday.
Paul came in first followed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-KY) in third place, Dr. Ben Carson in fourth place, and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) in fifth place.
Paul got 25.7 percent of the vote followed closely by Walker with 21.4 percent. Cruz got 11.5 percent and Carson got 11.4. Bush got 8.3 percent. Seventeen potential 2016 presidential candidates were on the ballot for the 2015 straw poll.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) won the straw poll in 2014.