CPAC 2011 Straw Poll Results - Paul 30, Romney 23

CPAC 2011 Straw Poll ResultsResults for the CPAC 2011 Straw Poll will be announced at 5:15 PM eastern time. We will update and post them here as soon as they have been announced.

The Presidential preference survey question included Michele Bachmann, Haley Barbour, Herman Cain, Chris Christie, Mitch Daniels, Newt Gingrich, Mike Huckabee, Jon Huntsman, Gary Johnson, Sarah Palin, Ron Paul, Tim Pawlenty, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, and John Thune. There was also an option for ‘other’ and ‘undecided’.

…and the winner is… (to be continued)

Update: Ron Paul wins the straw poll for a second year. The results:
30% Ron Paul
23% Mitt Romney
6% Gary Johnson
6% Chris Christie
5% Newt Gingrich
4% Tim Pawlenty
4% Michele Bachmann
4% Mitch Daniels
3% Sarah Palin
2% Herman Cain
2% Mike Huckabee
2% Rick Santorum
2% John Thune
1% Jon Huntsman
1% Haley Barbour

…more info coming…

Update: 2nd Choice
15% Gary Johnson
10% Chris Christie
8% Mitt Romney
7% Ron Paul
6% Newt Gingrich
6% Michele Bachmann
5% Tim Pawlenty
5% Mitch Daniels
4% Sarah Palin
4% Mike Huckabee
3% Herman Cain
3% Rick Santorum
3% John Thune
2% Jon Huntsman
2% Haley Barbour

Update: Combined 1st and 2nd place totals:
37% Ron Paul
31% Mitt Romney
21% Gary Johnson
16% Chris Christie
11% Newt Gingrich
11% Michele Bachmann
9% Tim Pawlenty
9% Mitch Daniels
7% Sarah Palin
6% Mike Huckabee
5% Herman Cain
5% Rick Santorum
5% John Thune
3% Jon Huntsman
3% Haley Barbour

-Total votes this year 3742, last year 2395 - a 56% increase
-Demographics of voters in terms of age, location, etc. nearly exactly the same as last year.

Update: Download official CPAC straw polls results with graph and data (PDF): click here