Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was the closing speaker at the three-day gathering.
Paul took 31 percent of the vote, a 20 point lead over second-place finisher Sen. Ted Cruz.
Citizens must be free of “the federal government straightjacket,” he said.
The retired neurosurgeon told the GOP to proclaim their values loud and clear.
He urged conservatives to draw a clear contrast with Dems.
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) jabbed Hillary Clinton's potential 2016 bid.
His backers think the black Republican and true political outsider could take down Clinton.
The New York governor is positioning himself as a social liberal and fiscal centrist.
Louisiana Senate hopeful Rob Maness takes a hard line on spending issues.