[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2010/images/02/18/art.cpac.crowd.gi.jpg caption="The annual CPAC conference started Thursday in Washington."]Washington (CNN) - Eleven top Republicans are listed on the 2012 presidential straw poll ballot at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference.
Over the next three days, conservative activists will fill out a ballot that asks: "Who would you vote for as the next Republican nominee for president?"
The choices, as listed in order on the ballot: Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, Texas Rep. Ron Paul, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, Indiana Rep. Mike Pence, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, South Dakota Sen. John Thune, and a slot for "Other."
The ballot also asks conference-goers to rate how favorable they view several top political figures, including conservative talkers Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Minority Leader John Boehner, and Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele.
The straw poll is being conducted by Republican polling firm Fabrizio, McLaughlin and Associates.
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