American Elections

A look at the Presidential and Congressional elections in the United States


Republican Candidates

Donald Trump

Donald Trump has built a business empire as a real estate developer, but is perhaps better known for his outspoken personality and successful reality TV show, The Apprentice. Continue reading “Donald Trump”

Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio has been the junior US Senator from Florida since he surprisingly won the seat during the 2010 midterm elections. Being a second-generation Cuban American Continue reading “Marco Rubio”

Rand Paul

Rand Paul is a member of the US Senate and is representing the state of Kentucky (2011-). He is the son of the former representative from Texas Ron Paul, who had two unsuccessful bids for the Republican nomination for President in 2008 and 2012. Continue reading “Rand Paul”

Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum is a former member of the House of Representative (1991-1995) and the US Senate (1995-2007), representing the state of Pennsylvania. He lost his Senate re-election campaign in 2006 Continue reading “Rick Santorum”

Rick Perry

Rick Perry was the longest-serving governor of Texas (2000-2015), a position he filled after George W. Bush left for the White House. This is the second time Perry mount a campaign for the White House. Continue reading “Rick Perry”

Scott Walker

Scott Walker is the incumbent governor of Wisconsin. After a failed attempt at that office in his 2006 campaign, he succeeded fours later and have been the governor since 2011. Walker is one of the younger top Republicans Continue reading “Scott Walker”

George Pataki

George Pataki is best known for being the governor of the state of New York for 11 years (1995-2006) and during this time he had to deal with the 9/11 terrorist attacks in his state. He was proposed to run for Senate in 2010 and president in 2012 but rejected both opportunities, making this his first and probably last attempt at the White House, considering his age. Continue reading “George Pataki”

John Kasich

The incumbent governor of Ohio, John Kasich, assumed office in 2011. He was representing the state of Ohio for an impressive nine terms in the House (1983-2001), after which Kasich became a political commentator at Fox News Channel Continue reading “John Kasich”

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