Skip to comments.Drudge Report Readers Choose Rand Paul, Ted Cruz in 2016 Presidential Poll
Posted on 03/10/2014 8:40:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Drudge Report readers in a recent poll were asked which Republican presidential candidate they would pick for 2016.
Rand Paul ended on top of the poll with 30.91 percent of the vote (72,277 votes), followed by Ted Cruz with 28.33 percent.
The other candidates were pretty far behind. Jeb Bush was next with 6.30 percent.
After him was Sarah Palin (5.24 percent); Chris Christie (4.87 percent); Rick Perry (4.33 percent); and Mike Huckabee (3.73 percent).
Bobby Jindal, Paul Ryan, Rick Santorum, and Donald Trump were also choices in the poll, in which over 230,00 votes were cast.
Other recent polls include a straw poll at the recent Conservative Political Action Conference, which also saw Paul on top with 31 percent of the vote and Cruz in second with 11 percent; and a straw poll of conservatives by the founder of ConservativeHQ.com which saw Paul on top with 29 percent and Cruz in second with 17 percent.
Christie, the current governor or New Jersey, got in third in both of those polls.
I want either Rand or Ted at the top of the ticket. I would like to see the other as the VP candidate.
Do the majority of Rand Paul voters not care that Rand Paul is for amnesty for illegal immigrants and takes the side of “open borders”?
Sarah Palin would lead the pack if people thought she was serious about running.
I think she might be interested in the VP slot as part of a Cruz-Palin ticket.
If Paul and Cruz could forget about who wanted to be on top and threw together, there might be real conservatives leading this country. Yes, there are a few other dark horses in the race but the two leading the pack have what it takes and would bring out the lack luster voters who have all be given up hope.
Jindal is a huge booster of the socialist Common Core curriculum.