The following is an up-to-date list of relevant Republican candidates have declared for the 2016 presidential election.  We have also noted candidates who have set up an exploratory committee as well as noteworthy people who are not running. Updated July 21st, 2015 Declared 2016 Republican Presidential Candidates Jeb Bush Ben Carson Chris

jeb bush

Jeb Bush has not yet announced his candidacy, but he has formed an exploratory committee and is assessing his viability for 2016.


Chris Christie is noted for being often abrasive and unapologetic in his statements, which could cost him in the race.


A Romney run in 2016 would be difficult. He would be plagued by the lingering impression many Americans hold of him as a disingenuous flip-flopper, a politician who goes whichever way the wind blows to win votes.

Tea Party Delaware Senate Candidate Christine O'Donnell

Republicans should take note of a potentially dangerous influence within their party, with an innocuous-sounding yet simultaneously – thanks to the blessings of history – menacing name: The Tea Party.

Voter Disenfranchisement Might Decide the 2016 Presidential Election

Obviously there are other possibilities, and some people may disagree that these are the most likely to get the nod (or even to run at all), but I’m confident in the logic of my choices.


Much has been written about the Republican Party’s demographic crisis, and how it could doom its chances in 2016.


Rick Perry had a semi-memorable run in the 2012. Let’s take a look at what he has going for him in 2016.


Drones, North Korea & the war on religion. 3 big issues that the Republicans might push in 2016.


In 2012, a large majority of voters aged 18-29 voted for Obama over Romney. Most analysts attribute this to many of the Republican Party’s stubborn stances on social issues.