Poll: Christie Leads Republicans for 2016, Paul Second, Ryan Third

National   |   Steven Ertelt   |   Nov 29, 2013   |   11:55AM   |   Washington, DC

The 2016 presidential election is years away but the frustration with President Barack Obama and his disastrous Obamacare health care scheme has many voters looking ahead to the next presidential election.

CNN released a poll today asking both Democrats and Republicans who they favor for the nominee of their respective parties. Naturally, pro-abortion former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continues to outperform any other Democrat, while Republicans are more divided.

On the Republican side, all of the potential presidential candidates are pro-life and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie leads the field of presumptive candidates with the support of about one-quarter of Republicans. Rand Paul, the Kentucky senator and Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan, who was the vice-presidential nominee, came in second and third.

The results follow:












And for the Democrats: