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Huckabee, Paul, Ryan, Perry
Best Known and Liked in GOP

Gallup Politics, by Frank Newport

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/18/2014 2:06:34 PM

PRINCETON, NJ -- Four potential GOP candidates for president in 2016 stand above seven others as the best known and best liked among Republicans at this early juncture in the nominating process. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, and Texas Gov. Rick Perry are all familiar to more than 60% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents and have net favorable ratings of +40 or better. Huckabee has slightly higher familiarity and net favorability than the other 10 potential Republican candidates tested. These findings are based on Gallup interviewing conducted

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/18/2014 3:49:34 PM     (No. 9930544)

Perry only conservative on list. Where is Palin, Cruz and Walker?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Safari Man, 7/18/2014 4:02:34 PM     (No. 9930560)

Even the GOP populace is full of lo-fos.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/18/2014 4:09:59 PM     (No. 9930570)

It would be hoped that these ´folks´ would do some digging and homework before voting. Ryan, and Paul? You must be joking...how lo is lo? Hukabee should keep his TV gig. Perry, a shame for him as being from Texas is likely to be a deterrent for him and the vote FOR him. To keep him for US in Texas would not be a selfish one.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/18/2014 4:41:13 PM     (No. 9930609)

Huckabee has more favor because he has a television program. The others do not have that exposure for people to really get to know them. I wish they did.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/18/2014 4:45:56 PM     (No. 9930615)

Huckabee is a joke, but a familiar face joke. Poster 4 is correct.

Rand Paul has been all over the news recently, but potential supporters need to look more closely.

Palin has never indicated in all these years a desire to run for president. She won´t show up in the polls until people believe she will run.

Walker should have shown better. We´ll see more of him.

I don´t believe Cruz´s goal is the presidency. Like Palin, he won´t show up strong in the polls until people think he is serious about running.

Paul Ryan is, again, a familiar face and many voters are comfortable with him.

There will be others. Pence, Jindal, Martinez, even Jeb Bush, but I don´t believe Jeb will run, either.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Iraengneer, 7/18/2014 6:33:41 PM     (No. 9930739)

these things are primarily a reflection of name recognition. I won´t vote for Paul or "amnesty" Ryan. Huckabee was a reasonably good governor when we lived in Arkansas, not sure he´d be a good President, but then neither would I. I´d like to see Cruz on SCOTUS and Gowdy as Attorney General. Perry, I don´t know about. Reasonably good governor of Texas. POTUS? dunno. I could easily vote for Palin. Others??

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rakasha, 7/18/2014 7:05:37 PM     (No. 9930766)

You covered it pretty well for me, #6.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: judy, 7/18/2014 8:10:31 PM     (No. 9930825)

Out of the four named Perry is only one I admire.

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