Mike Pence wins Values Voter Summit straw poll

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin — who was the vice presidential candidate on the unsuccessful 2008 GOP ticket — was voted the pick for vice president in 2012.

Palin, who has helped conservative candidates storm the national election scene, was awarded the VP spot because Pence also won the vice presidential straw poll…

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) was the runner-up in the straw poll. Mitt Romney, the former Massachussetts governor, won third place for president while former House Speaker Newt Gingrich made it in fourth place.