2016 Poll: Chris Christie, Hillary Clinton Still King


chris-christie1New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are the top picks for their party’s tickets in 2016, a new poll shows.

Twenty-four percent of Republicans and independents who lean Republican, say they would likely support Christie for the GOP nomination, according to a CNN poll released Friday.

CNN reports support for Christie, who won reelection in a landslide victory earlier this month, is up 7 percentage points from September.

With 9 percent of the vote is Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has 7 percent, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum each have 6 percent.

For the Democrats, Clinton has an overwhelming lead with 63 percent of Democrats and independents who lean Democratic saying she would be their top choice for the nomination.

Coming at a distant second is Vice President Joe Biden with 12 percent, followed by Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren with 7 percent, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo with 5 percent and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley with 2 percent.

Read more at POLITICO.

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