Skip to comments.Hot Air survey results: Presidential primary candidate and issue testing
Posted on 05/07/2014 7:16:40 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Longtime Hot Air readers may recall that the first winner we ever had in these surveys was Chris Christie. Four years ago he earned 29% of the vote, but my, how things change. Christie now has 1% of the vote and sits well behind everyone except Mike Huckabee, who he ties, Rick Santorum, and Joe Scarborough, who out of over 3000 votes received a grand total of 6.
Your current leader? Ted Cruz, who earned 29% of the vote. The top five is rounded out by Scott Walker, Rand Paul, Rick Perry and Mitt Romney.
As to issue testing, the candidates offered as announcing policy positions didnt really make too much of a difference to how people voted, but what the issues were did. Supporting marijuana legalization, for instance, had a surprisingly negative impact on Ted Cruz; when he supported it, he came within just 10 votes of being overtaken by Scott Walker.
When Chris Christie declared his support for marijuana legalization, he gained about a dozen supporters, but I would chalk that net change up to the fact that Christie could hardly lose many supporters. It seems in the current Hot Air voting pool that pot legalization is not exactly a winning issue....
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All of these polls and surveys for 2016 are getting old already.
Huckabee is ahead.
No, Jeb is.
No, Cruz is.
No, Rand is.
No. Romney is.
No Palin on the list.
That’s because she would win in a landslide - and they know it!
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