WKU Public Radio News Staff
Sun March 17, 2013
Rand Paul Wins CPAC Presidential Straw Poll
Kentucky U.S. Senator Rand Paul won the presidential straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference, narrowly beating fellow Senator Marco Rubio of Florida.
According to Politico, Paul received 25 percent of the vote at CPAC Saturday, with Rubio taking 23 percent of the nearly 3,000 ballots cast.
Former Pennsylvania Senator and presidential candidate Rick Santorum was third.