Raleigh, N.C. – The latest PPP poll in Arkansas has Hillary Clinton losing to each of the Republicans she was polled against in a potential 2016 Presidential race. Clinton trails Jeb Bush 41/46, Chris Christie 41/42, Ted Cruz 42/46, Mike Huckabee 39/55 and Rand Paul 42/45. Huckabee received by far the most support when Republicans were asked to select who they most wanted to see as their GOP candidate in 2016.
When given a choice of nine potential Republican candidates for president; Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Paul Ryan and Scott Walker, Mike Huckabee was the overwhelming choice in the state where he served as Governor. Huckabee received 33% support, 21 points ahead of the second place Cruz at 12%. Bush came in third receiving 10% support and no other candidate received more than 8% support. Huckabee received significantly more support from women than men. Among Republican women, 38% would pick Huckabee as the 2016 nominee whereas only 29% of Republican men would prefer Huckabee.