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Sen. Rand Paul wins the CPAC 2013 Straw Poll, narrowly beating Sen, Marco Rubio:
There were 23 candidates on the ballot and 44 write-ins.
President Obama continues to be very unpopular among CPAC attendees — 96% disapproval. In 2012 Obama did better receiving 79% disapproval in the straw poll.
Half the straw poll participants were young people between 18-25 years old.
Rand Paul became very popular among conservatives after his 13-hour filibuster against the Obama drones program last week. He is now seen by many as a leader of the future Republican Party.
Don’t read too much into the straw poll results. They are worth little more than bragging rights.