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Scott
Walker
Jeb
Bush
Mike
Huckabee
Ben
Carson
Rand
Paul
 
CNN / ORC
March 13-15, 2015
450 Republicans and leaners
Margin of error: ± 4.5  Poll details

13%

16%

10%

9%

12%

7Christie
7Rubio
6None of these
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McClatchy-Marist
March 1-4, 2015
426 Republicans
Margin of error: ± 4.7  Poll details

18%

19%

10%

9%

7%

13Undecided
6Christie
5Rubio
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Quinnipiac University
February 26 - March 2, 2015
554 Republicans
Margin of error: ± 4.2  Poll details

18%

16%

8%

7%

6%

17Undecided
8Christie
6Cruz
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Potential 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate
U.S. Senator from New Hampshire
Potential Republican Presidential Candidate Kelly Ayotte

The former New Hampshire Attorney General, who once served as chief of the homicide unit at the state’s Attorney General Office early in her career, is one of the brightest stars of the Republican Party. Senator Ayotte currently sits on five Senate Committees.  

Potential 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate
U.S. Representative from Minnesota
Potential 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Michele Bachmann

The three-term Republican Congresswoman from Minnesota started off her political career as a Democrat before switching to the Republican platform during her final year at Winona State. At one stage in the 2012 nomination race, she even led the polls!  

Potential 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate
Governor of Oklahoma
Possible Republican 2016 Candidate Mary Fallin

Gov. Fallin created history in 2010 when she became Oklahoma's first-ever female governor. Sixteen years earlier, the former two-term member of the U.S. House of Representatives also became the state's first female Lieutenant Governor.  

Potential 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate
Businesswoman and Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard
Potential 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina

The only well-known woman to be considering a run for the Republican nomination in 2016, Carly Fiorina is a unique political figure. Her business experience and conservative principles make her attractive to the right, but past difficulties and failures could haunt her moving forward.  

Potential 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate
U.S. Senator from Nebraska
Potential Republican Presidential Candidate Deb Fischer

The little known Nebraskan rancher shocked many after emerging victorious in the 2012 Senate election, defeating the state Attorney General, Jon Bruning, and Treasurer, Don Stenberg, in the Republican primaries, and Bob Kerrey, a former Nebraska governor, in the election proper.  

Potential 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate
Governor of South Carolina
Possible Republican 2016 Candidate Nikki Haley

Gov. Haley, the daughter of Indian immigrants, served three terms in the state legislature starting from 2004. In 2010, with the support of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin and the tea party, Gov. Haley was elected governor, the first ever woman to do so in South Carolina.  

Potential 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate
Governor of New Mexico
Possible 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Susana Martinez

The former District Attorney for Doña Ana County created history when she was became the country’s first female Hispanic governor in 2011. Gov. Martinez, whose great-grandfather is Mexican freedom fighter Gen. Toribia Ortega, used to work as a security guard while in college.  

Potential 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate
Former Governor of Alaska
Potential Republican Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin

The self-described “hockey mom” burst unto the national consciousness following her selection as the running mate of Sen. John McCain in the 2008 presidential election. Gov. Palin has since firmly established a reputation as one of the most influential conservative speakers today.  

Potential 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate
Former U.S. Secretary of State
Possible Republican Presidential Candidate Condoleezza Rice

Ms. Rice, who once dreamed about being a concert pianist, is one of the most polarizing national figures in recent years. The former Stanford professor, who had a supertanker named after her, is frequently described as former president George W. Bush's closest advisor.