Jeremy Binckes   First Posted: 04/21/10 06:12 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 04:35 PM ET

A highlight of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference is its straw poll of potential 2012 GOP presidential contenders. Though it's an unofficial poll, a win can give future presidential aspirants a boost. John McCain came in second in the 2008 straw poll to Mitt Romney -- the margin was just one point. Romney won again last year.

This year 11 Republicans are included on the ballot. Even if you can't be at CPAC, you still get a vote. Tell us who you think will be the 2012 GOP presidential nominee.

Rick Santorum
Rick Santorum, former Senator from Pennsylvania. After serving in the House of Representatives for two terms, Santorum was elected to the Senate during the 1994 Republican revolution. He served two terms, but lost in 2006. He was noted for a strong conservative track record, opposing gay marriage, abortion and evolution.
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