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CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 4

It's never too early to start thinking about the 2016 presidential election. While you may change your mind later, tell us who you'd like to see as the GOP nominee this week. ConservativeHQ.com's Weekly GOP Presidential Straw Poll is available exclusively to registered CHQ members. To register, click here. If you are already a member, please log-in by clicking here. You may vote once a week. Review the choices FIRST before adding a write-in candidate as we made additions.

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Tea Partiers Rally in Washington

David Sherfinski, Washington Times

The Tea Party Patriots’ “Audit the IRS” rally drew thousands of conservatives to the Capitol.

Senators Rand Paul And Ted Cruz May Save GOP From Itself

Senators Cruz and Paul aren’t going to let Capitol Hill’s Republican establishment continue to pretend that they have no responsibility for the results of the legislation they pass. The conservative Senators are going to get their establishment Republican colleagues on record on the issues that matter to Republican primary voters and the bracing thought of primary challenges from limited-government constitutional conservatives just might be what is necessary for the GOP establishment to save itself from itself.

Ted Cruz Admits to “Obamaphobia”

Tal Kopan, Politico

Sen. Cruz turned the label on critics, saying the president stands in the way of immigration reform.

Joe Biden: No More Cruzes or Pauls

Charlie Spiering, Washington Examiner

VP said he can no longer strong-arm Republicans because they’re afraid to go against the freshmen.

Knock on Doors to BEAT LAMAR: Alexander Likely to Vote YES on Amnesty Bill

Everyone knows that Lamar Alexander’s public stance that he is ‘reviewing’ the 1,000 page Gang of Eight bill is mere pretense. Any principled conservative who reads the details of the bill, which contains numerous crony capitalist handouts, is very expensive, and will not secure the border, would immediately and loudly proclaim his or her opposition to it.

Wacko Birds Winning War on DC

Christopher Bedford, Daily Caller

Senators Mike Lee, Ted Cruz and Rand Paul have turned the tables on the Washington establishment.

Cruz: ‘Step Toward Big Brother’

Caroline May, Daily Caller

Sen. Ted Cruz said the Sup. Ct decision to allow warrantless DNA samples is dangerous precedent.

McCain Against the ‘Wacko Birds’

Jonathan Strong, National Review Online

John McCain’s latest dust-up with conservatives has served to rally the grassroots against him.

Wanted: Good Disruptive Candidates

Erick Erickson, Red State

At CHQ, we call them “boat rockers,” folks willing to go to DC to fight for principle over politics.

Cruz Proves He’s the Future of GOP

Brett LoGiurato, Business Insider

Cruz’s speech in New York last week displayed all the attributes of a conservative star on the rise.

CHQ Launches Straw Poll: Who Republicans Nominate In 2016 Is Up To You

It is not too early to start winnowing the wheat from the chaff and sorting the candidates with a real commitment to limited government constitutional principles from those who just talk a good game when they need conservative votes in a primary. Visit this page and cast your vote in our straw poll today.

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 1

UPDATE: This poll is now CLOSED. Vote in our NEW weekly presidential poll HERE. Congratulations to Gov. Sarah Palin who won the first week's poll with 30% of the votes.


It's never too early to start thinking about the 2016 presidential election. While you may change your mind later, tell us who you'd like to see as the GOP nominee this week. 
ConservativeHQ.com's Weekly GOP Presidential Straw Poll is available exclusively to registered CHQ members. To register, click here. If you are already a member, please log-in by clicking here. You may vote once a week.
 

Sarah Palin
30% (187 votes)
Ted Cruz
23% (142 votes)
Rand Paul
20% (125 votes)
Jeb Bush
7% (43 votes)
Rick Santorum
4% (24 votes)
Scott Walker
3% (16 votes)
Jim DeMint
2% (13 votes)
Paul Ryan
1% (7 votes)
Rick Perry
1% (7 votes)
Dr. Ben Carson (write-in)
1% (6 votes)
Chris Christie
1% (6 votes)
Mike Pence
1% (5 votes)
Allen West (write-in)
1% (4 votes)
Nikki Haley
1% (4 votes)
Michele Bachmann (write-in)
0% (3 votes)
Marco Rubio
0% (3 votes)
jesse ventura (write-in)
0% (2 votes)
John Kasich
0% (2 votes)
Sen. Greg Ball N.Y. (write-in)
0% (2 votes)
Jon Huntsman (write-in)
0% (2 votes)
Sam Brownback (write-in)
0% (2 votes)
Bobby Jindal
0% (1 vote)
Bob McDonnell
0% (1 vote)
John Thune
0% (1 vote)
Condoleeza Rice (write-in)
0% (0 votes)
Total voters: 615