If the Republican primary was like Survivor, then the selection of Mitt Romney's running mate is like the Miss America pageant.
A new straw poll just out from the Conservative Political Action Conference that took place in Illinois today shows Florida Senator Marco Rubio as the favored pick with 30% of the vote. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was second with 14%, followed by Kentucky Senator Rand Paul with 9%.
Other notables such as Minnesota Governor (and former primary opponent) Tim Pawlenty and Ohio Senator Rob Portman. The big question, though, is not just who will be crowned winner of the "veepstakes," but when?