The 2016 Presidential Election is one of the most critical elections in US History. Our 2016 Presidential candidates will address key legislative issues, including: immigration reform, foreign policy, the economy, healthcare and more will divide voters. No one candidate automatically deserves Your Vote. Take a look at some of the political hopefuls for 2016. Our political experts have some good insight and thoughts for you to consider when deciding how to cast your vote.
We spoke so some of the most opinionated notables to see if we could get the “Skinny” on what they think of the upcoming elections and a forecast of the 2016 Presidential Election. This is an ongoing debate so stay tuned for updates and grab your listening ears and logic caps. This will be a critical election cycle.
Here are some of the potential GOP candidates:
2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Jeb Bush Gov. Jeb Bush served as the 43rd Governor of Florida between 1999 and 2007. He is the second oldest son of former president George H. W. Bush, and is the younger brother of former President George W. Bush. Gov. Bush remains one of the most respected Republican figures today
2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Dr. Ben Carson Ben Carson is an accomplished physician who is seen as a breath of fresh air in the world of politics. Now that he has left his position at Johns Hopkins Medical Center, he has stated that he is seriously contemplating a run for the White House in 2016.
2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Chris Christie Assurances given to a number of his biggest campaign contributors held Gov. Christie back from running in 2012, despite pleas from party luminaries such as former president George H.W. Bush. However, Gov. Christie has been slowly but surely positioning himself for a 2016 run. More on Chris Christie
2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz The Harvard and Princeton-educated attorney once served as the Domestic Policy Advisor to former president George W. Bush. Noted for his formidable oratory skill, Senator Cruz is viewed by some as one of the intellectual leaders of the tea party movement.
2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Mike Huckabee Mike Huckabee is an Evangelical Christian who never shies away from his faith. Since running for president in 2008, he has been a well known and popular talk show host appearing on the Fox News Channel. As 2016 approaches, Huckabee seems ready to give the presidency another try.
2016 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.
2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Rand Paul Sen. Paul finally emerged from the huge shadow of his larger than life father, maverick Republican Ron Paul, when he was selected to deliver the tea party response to President Obama’s SOTU address in 2013, and in the process, cementing his de facto leadership of the movement.
2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Condoleezza Rice Potential 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Potential 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.
Potential 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate U.S. Senator from Florida Marco Rubio Possible 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Marco Rubio Barely three years since his election to the Senate, the former West Miami City Commissioner is now viewed as one of the key players in the Republican Party. The tea party favorite is expected to feature very prominently in the 2016 presidential election. Watch this space, folks.
Potential 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate U.S. Representative from Wisconsin Paul Ryan Possible 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan The dashing House Budget Committee chairman, seven-term Wisconsin Congressman, and the de facto leader of the House conservatives was Gov. Mitt Romney’s running mate in his unsuccessful run for president in 2012. Rep.Ryan is expected to feature prominently again in the 2016 race.