American Elections

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


Republican Candidates

Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz is a relatively young Senator from Texas (2013-) and before his political career began he was the Solicitor General of Texas under Rick Perry. Despite his short career in politics, Continue reading “Ted Cruz”

Chris Christie

Chris Christie is a former US District Attorney in the district of New Jersey (2002-2008) and is the current Governor of that same state, since 2010. He was expected by many to make a run for the Republican nomination for the presidency in 2012, Continue reading “Chris Christie”

Ben Carson

Ben Carson is a soft-spoken, retired surgeon, who is one of the few candidates with no political career prior to seeking the nomination for 2016. Instead Carson has been one of the leading neurosurgeons in the US. Continue reading “Ben Carson”

Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush is the son of former President George H. W. Bush and the younger brother of another former POTUS, George W. Bush. Continue reading “Jeb Bush”

Mike Huckabee

Mike Huckabee was the Governor of Arkansas (1996-2007) and was also a candidate for the Republican nomination for president in 2008. Continue reading “Mike Huckabee”

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