EDISON - Gov. Chris Christie took fourth place in a presidential straw poll taken at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland.
The annual conference serves as an early test for Republicans considering a 2016 presidential run.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is the front runner followed by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.
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Ben Carson, a pediatric surgeon at Johns Hopkins University Hospital, was third.
|1||Sen. Rand Paul||31%|
|2||Sen. Ted Cruz||11%|
|4||Gov. Chris Christie||8%|