|New Jersey Governor Chris Christie|
The CNN/ORC Poll, taken November 18-20, 2013, has New Jersey Governor Christie leading prospective Republican candidates for the 2016 GOP nomination.
The poll found the following:
Chris Christie 24%
Rand Paul 13%
Paul Ryan 11%
Ted Cruz 10%
Marco Rubio 9%
Rick Perry 7%
Jeb Bush 6%
Rick Santorum 6%
The CNN article on the poll results is linked below.
CNN/ORC Poll: Chris Christie Leads Potential 2016 GOP Field
"Twenty-four percent of Republicans and independents who lean towards the GOP questioned in the survey say they'd be likely to support Christie for the Republican nomination, up seven percentage points from a CNN poll in early September."
---Paul Steinhauser, CNN