Raleigh, N.C. – PPP’s newest Louisiana poll shows yet another state in which the race for the 2016 GOP Presidential nomination is wide open. Five different potential candidates garner at least 10% support from Republican primary voters, while none hit 20%.
Ted Cruz leads the way with 19%. Jeb Bush and Mike Huckabee follow closely behind with 17% each. Bobby Jindal (12%) and Rand Paul (10%) also get double-digit support, followed by Chris Christie with 6%. Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan receive 4% each. Jeb Bush leads among those self-described as moderate (22%) and somewhat conservative (20%), while Ted Cruz leads among the very conservative with 24%.
The top 6 Republican candidates are all neck-and-neck with Hillary Clinton in potential general election races. Bush and Huckabee both lead Clinton by 1 point at 46/45. Paul and Clinton are tied at 46% a piece, and Clinton leads Christie 46/42, Cruz 46/45, and Jindal 48/44.