Today, 23 May, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson won the Southern Republican Leadership Conference's presidential straw poll.
According to The Hill, The Tea Party favorite won 25.4% of the vote. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker took 20.5%, and placing third was Senator Ted Cruz with 16.4%.
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry took 5% and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush won 4.9%.
The conference was in Oklahoma City.