Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton top hypothetical New Hampshire 2016 primary winners, finds poll

Last Updated: Fri, Apr 26, 2013 09:21 hrs

Senator Rand Paul is the frontrunner in a hypothetical New Hampshire Republican primary, a new poll has found.

The poll found that Hillary Clinton would however beat him in a general election after scoring a landslide victory in a Democratic primary if she jumped in.

According to the survey posted from Public Policy Polling, Paul is the favourite for the Republican 2016 nod, with 28 percent of people picking him.

Senator Marco Rubio got 25 percent of the vote; New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was favored by 14 percent; 11 percent were unsure or wanted another option, and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and Republican Paul Ryan each got 7 percent, the poll concluded.

On the Democratic side, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton led the hypothetical election with 68 percent support, Politico reports.

Vice President Joe Biden, in second place, is favored by 12 percent of those surveyed. In a match-up, Clinton leads Paul 52-41 percent and Rubio 52-38 percent, the report added. (ANI)

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