HuffPost- First Posted: 02-12-11 05:11 PM | Updated: 02-13-11 12:57 AM
Human Events confirmed that the Republican congressman won the vote before the results were officially announced. Here’s a breakdown of the numbers:
Ron Raul: 30%, Mitt Romney: 23%, Gary Johnson 6%, Chris Christie 6%, Newt Gingrich: 5%, Tim Pawlenty 4%, Michele Bachmann 4%, Mitch Daniels 4%, Sarah Palin: 3%, Herman Cain 2%, Mike Huckabee 2%, Rick Santorum 2%, John Thune 2%, Jon Huntsman 1%, Haley Barbour 1%
According to CNN, 3,742 votes were cast at the event held in Washington, DC.
Paul also emerged ahead of the pack in the CPAC straw poll at last year’s conference.