2016 US Presidential elections

[2016] Whom would you bet will win the Democratic nomination for the 2016 presidential election?

This poll is here to test the collective wisdom (or lack thereof!) of this community. Can we, together, guess the name of the eventual official Democratic nominee? Whom would you bet will win the Democratic nomination for the 2016 presidential election? You can vote for (or select) as many candidate as you think have a very good chance of winning the primary. If good candidates are missing in the poll below, you can add their names. Polling here will be closed on the first day of official polling in the Democratic primary. Note that you update your vote as many times as you wish up until then. Check out the other 2016 polls if you want to vote on the candidates you'd actually want to win, regardless of their real chances.

Choice Blog entries Votes for votes score
100 %Kathleen Sebelius — US Secretary of Health and Human Services & fmr. Governor of Kansas (D)0222
100 %Elizabeth Warren — U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (D)0222
100 %Hillary Clinton — US Secretary of State & fmr. U.S. Senator from New York (D)1 entry222
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[2016] Whom would you bet will win the Republican nomination for the 2016 presidential election?

This poll is here to test the collective wisdom (or lack thereof!) of this community. Can we, together, guess the name of the eventual official Democratic nominee? Whom would you bet will win the Republican nomination for the 2016 presidential election? You can vote for (or select) as many candidate as you think have a very good chance of winning the primary. If good candidates are missing in the poll below, you can add their names. Polling here will be closed on the first day of official polling in the Republican primary. Note that you update your vote as many times as you wish up until then. Check out the other 2016 polls if you want to vote on the candidates you'd actually want to win, regardless of their real chances.

Choice Blog entries Votes for votes score
100 %Marco Rubio — U.S. Senator from Florida (R)0222
100 %Chris Christie — Governor of New Jersey (R)0222
50 %Jon Huntsman — fmr. Governor of Utah & fmr. US Ambassador (R)0121
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[2016] What chance the following Democrats have to defeat the Republican nominee in the 2016 presidential elections?

Regardless of who ends up being the official Republican nominee, what percentage chance do you think each of the following Democrats have to actually defeat the Republican nominee in the 2016 presidential elections? Set a percentage score from 0 to 100 for each candidate. This poll will be closed on the day of the Democratic convention in 2016. Note that registered member can update their vote as many times as they wish up until then. Check some of the other 2016 presidential election polls if you want to vote on the candidates you'd actually want to win, regardless of their chances to do so.

Choice Blog entries Score votes Maximum score
45.83 % Hillary Clinton — US Secretary of State & fmr. U.S. Senator from New York (D) 1 entry 275 6 600
36.67 % Elizabeth Warren — U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (D) 0 220 6 600
35.67 % Joe Biden — Vice President of the United States & fmr. U.S. Senator from Delaware (D) 0 214 6 600
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[2016] What chance the following Republicans have to defeat the Democrat nominee in the 2016 presidential elections?

Regardless of who ends up being the official Democratic nominee, what percentage chance do you think each of the following Republicans have to actually defeat the Democratic nominee in the 2016 presidential elections? Set a percentage score from 0 to 100 for each candidate. This poll will be closed on the day of the Republican convention in 2016. Note that registered member can update their vote as many times as they wish up until then. Check some of the other 2016 presidential election polls if you want to vote on the candidates you'd actually want to win, regardless of their chances to do so.

Choice Blog entries Score votes Maximum score
38.25 % Rand Paul — U.S. Senator from Kentucky (R) 0 612 16 1600
34.69 % Ted Cruz — U.S. Senator from Texas (R) 0 555 16 1600
27.31 % Donald Trump — business magnate (R) 0 437 16 1600
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[2016] Who would be your ideal left-wing candidates for the 2016 presidential elections?

On the left side of the political divide, who would be your ideal candidates for the 2016 presidential elections? If you dislike them all, vote "I like" for the candidates you dislike the least, the aim being to find out which of the following candidates have the biggest appeal across the political spectrum. As with all community polls, feel free to add names of left wing politicians you would like (Right wing candidates will be removed from this poll). As usual, you can update your vote anytime you wish. Follow up polls will eventually be set up where Right and Left candidates will be pitched against each other …

Choice Blog entries I like Average I don't like I don't know votes score
80 %Elizabeth Warren — U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (D)0400158
80 %Bernie Sanders — U.S. Senator from Vermont (Ind.)0400158
60 %Howard Dean — fmr. Governor of Vermont (D)0220156
60 %Hillary Clinton — US Secretary of State & fmr. U.S. Senator from New York (D)1 entry220156
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[2016] Who would be your ideal right-wing candidates for the 2016 presidential elections?

On the right side of the political divide, who would be your ideal candidates for the 2016 presidential elections? If you dislike them all, vote "I like" for the candidates you dislike the least, the aim being to find out which of the following candidates have the biggest appeal across the political spectrum. As with all community polls, feel free to add names of right wing politicians you would like (Left wing candidates will be removed from this poll). As usual, you can update your vote anytime you wish. Follow up polls will eventually be set up where Right and Left candidates will be pitched against each other …

Choice Blog entries I like Average I don't like I don't know votes score
83.33 %Jon Huntsman — fmr. Governor of Utah & fmr. US Ambassador (R)0210035
50 %Gary Johnson — fmr. Governor of New Mexico (Libertarian)0111033
50 %Arnold Schwarzenegger — fmr. Governor of California (R)1 entry111033
50 %Condoleeza Rice — fmr. US Secretary of State (R)0111033
50 %Ben Carson — neurosurgeon (Ind.)0111033
50 %Chris Christie — Governor of New Jersey (R)0111033
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Who would you pick for President in 2016 if you could vote for these people?

See other 2016 polls here:
http://en.minguo.info/poll/608_what_chance_the_following_democrats_have_...

Choice Blog entries Votes for votes score
60 % Hillary Clinton 1 entry 6 10 6
20 % None, they all suck. 0 2 10 2
10 % Barack Obama 2 entries 1 10 1
10 % I would rather take a random citizen than any of the above 1 entry 1 10 1
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Setting up the polls for the 2016 US Presidential elections

This blog entry is related to the poll:Who would be the best Democratic candidate for 2016?
Topics:

There is already some demand for polls for the 2016 US Presidential elections, so I thought I would bring the discussion out in the open for how to set up polls in this site for 2016.

2012 polls

As a reminder, for 2012, we had set up 4 presidential polls using different Election Methods + 1 poll on the issues:

Which Republicans could have a chance of defeating the Democratic presidential nominee in 2016?

This poll is currently closed. The question and the poll set up were not satisfactory. A new replacement poll will soon be set up.
See the discussion here:
Setting up the polls for the 2016 US Presidential elections.

See also:
http://www.oddschecker.com/politics-and-election/us-presidential-electio...

Choice Blog entries Votes for votes score
100 %Jon Huntsman0222
50 %Condoleeza Rice0121
50 %Chris Christie0121
50 %Marco Rubio0121
50 %Jeb Bush 0121
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Who would be the best Democratic candidate for 2016?

This poll is being set up.
See the discussion here:
Setting up the polls for the 2016 US Presidential elections.

This poll is closed. It is being superseeded by the following polls:

2016 US presidential election polls:

Choice Blog entries Votes for votes score
-- %Martin O'Malley0000
-- %Joe Biden0000
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