Walker Places 5th in Presidental Poll

City-Times Staff

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker placed 5th in a straw poll asking about likely 2016 presidential candidates.

The poll was conducted among 2,500 voters at the Conservative Political Action Conference this weekend in Washington, D.C.

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul won the poll for the second year in a row, with 31 percent of the vote. Texas Senator Ted Cruz won 11 percent. Conservative columnist and retired neurosurgen Ben Carson earned 9 percent and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had 8 percent.