Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst

Is Indiana Governor Mike Pence The Conservative Choice For Vice President?

It looks like Donald Trump has made his choice for Vice President: Indiana's Governor Mike Pence.

Is the Governor Pence the candidate who can cement the winning populist – conservative coalition for Donald Trump?

In view of his betrayal of conservative principles on Indiana's RFRA and ending Common Core many conservatives, including CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie, have expressed reservations about Governor Pence. Click here to read Mr. Viguerie's column on Governor Pence. 

Please tell us what you think; does Governor Pence satisfy your expectations for a running mate for Donald Trump?

Newt Gingrich (write-in)
43% (17 votes)
Indiana Governor Mike Pence
40% (16 votes)
Saran Palin (write-in)
8% (3 votes)
Rick Santorum (write-in)
8% (3 votes)
Total voters: 40

CHQ 2016 GOP Vice Presidential Straw Poll Final Pre Convention Choices

The choice Donald Trump makes for Vice President will make – or break – the deal he needs to conclude with conservatives to cement a winning populist – conservative coalition.

However, beyond saying he "wants a vice president who knows Washington, is able to deal with the Congress and could be viewed as somebody who could be president" Trump has given little indication who he might select as his running mate. What conservative do you think best fits the job description given for Vice President on a Trump ticket? CHQ readers have narrowed the field, now you decide?

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CHQ 2016 GOP Vice Presidential Straw Poll Top Choices

The choice Donald Trump makes for Vice President will make – or break – the deal he needs to conclude with conservatives to cement a winning populist – conservative coalition.

However, beyond saying he "wants a vice president who knows Washington, is able to deal with the Congress and could be viewed as somebody who could be president" Trump has given little indication who he might select as his running mate. What conservative do you think best fits the job description given for Vice President on a Trump ticket? CHQ readers have narrowed the field, now you decide?

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CHQ 2016 GOP Vice Presidential Straw Poll

The choice Donald Trump makes for Vice President will make – or break – the deal he needs to conclude with conservatives to cement a winning populist – conservative coalition.

However, beyond saying he "wants a vice president who knows Washington, is able to deal with the Congress and could be viewed as somebody who could be president" Trump has given little indication who he might select as his running mate. What conservative do you think best fits the job description given for Vice President on a Trump ticket? Is there a conservative dark horse you want to write in?

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