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American presidential elections 2016

The whole world watch the US presidential elections with great interest because US is the most powerful country in the world and its policies affect every country in its own way. The race to won the nomination for democratic and Republican parties has begun. The American political scene is dominated by the two parties conservative republican and centre left Democratic party. The next year’s presidential election will again take place between the two parties.

The interesting battle lies ahead as campaign intensify. The Donald Trump has made the republican race more to the right and all candidates are trying to be seen more anti Muslims, anti immigration and more pro big business favoring to further lower the tax rates for the rich. On the other hand the democratic race is going to be more on the left because of Senator Bernie Sanders a very well known Socialist in the US. Senator Bernie Sanders considered more on the left and oppose free market policies and wars. Hillary Clinton has been forced to adopt more liberal and left leaning slogans than she really likes. Overall an interesting battle lies ahead in the coming days.

Donald Trump is leading the Republican race despite his anti Muslim comments and anti immigration proposals

There are 17 Republican candidates in the run for the nomination of Republican party to face a democratic candidate in the November 2016 presidential elections. But the real contest is among the five candidates to won the nomination. After the first two debates that took place in October and November 2015, Donald Trump is still leading with 34.60% support. Behind him is Senator Ted Cruz from Texas at 12.96%. Third in the race is physician and author Ben Carson on 12.74%. Senator Marco Rubio from Florida is at the fourth place with 12.55%. Former Florida governor Jeb Bush a member of Bush dynasty  is at fifth place with just 5.16% support.

Donald Trump a wealthy businessman and very controversial figure despite making anti Muslim and anti immigration comments is still republican front runner. His lead actually increased after making proposal to ban all Muslims from entering the US. Although, he is popular with republican voters but nationally he is still far behind and trailing to Hillary Clinton. Hillary clinton will be able to defeat him easily in the presidential election if both get nomination for their respective parties. But it is still a long time to go before the winner will be emerged. Any thing can happen in the coming months to change the whole situation. Some candidates will decide to retire from the campaign and some will be dropped out of the race in the primaries.

 Donald  Ted Cruz  Marco  Jeb Bush  Ben Carson

    Donald J.Trump        Senator Marco Rubio    Senator Ted Cruz                 Jeb Bush                   Dr. Ben Carson

 Democratic campaign is still wide open

Three  main candidates are running to win the democratic nomination for the 8th November 2016 presidential elections in US. Former senator and secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton is leading the race to win the Democratic party nomination. She lost the battle against President Barrack Obama in the primaries last time. She was enjoying the comfortable lead over Senator Bernie Sanders when the campaign begun but now the gap between the two is closing.She still enjoys around 53% support. Senater Bernie Sanders started his campaign as an outsider but build his campaign around left wing slogans and started to attract lot of radical people in the Democratic party. Now he has become a serious candidate in this campaign. Senator Sanders enjoys 42% support The third candidate is former Maryland governor Martin O,Malley. He is trailing far behind from the two leading candidates. Martin enjoys 5% support so far.

Martin Malley      Hillary Clinton      Bernie

      Martin Malley                   Hillary Clinton             Sen Bernie Sanders


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