straw poll are pictured in the graph above.
This year's big winners were Rand Paul (25%) and Marco Rubio (23%). That's no surprise, since both are right-wing extremists and were expected to do well in the poll. The surprise is that conservative moderate, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, finished fourth with 7% of the votes. Christie was considered too moderate by CPAC organizers and wasn't invited to speak at the convention -- while the other possible candidates were able to speak to the conference.
Of course the race for the nomination is still a long way off, but this gives us a good idea of where the party's extremists stand (and they'll have a pretty big say in who the nominee will be -- especially in Texas, Oklahoma, and the Southern states).