2016 Election The Hottest 2016 Presidential Candidates  

Jessica Lawshe
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List Rules Judge each candidate from these photos taken at the peak of their hotness. Includes both candidates still in the race and those who dropped out.

The time to vote is now! For President of the United States? No, but kinda... For who you think are the hottest 2016 Presidential candidates. We scoured the Internet far and wide for the old pictures of the candidates on this list and now it's time to do your duty and vote! 

Sure, you might think running for president is all about politics, what side of the aisle you're on, and campaign strategy, but we all know that good looks can't hurt either. It's time to set aside the fact that you're a Republican or a Democrat, if you believe in gun control or if you're a NRA member, or if you think we need to have better border control, and focus on the real issue at hand: who topped the "hot" charts in their day. 

There are some bona fide lookers and hot politicians on this list of 2016 presidential candidates. Mike Huckabee and Rand Paul are definitely swoon-worthy. We're also kind of blushing over Rick Perry. The ladies are representin' too! Good work Hillary Clinton! There are also some "not-so-lookers." Sorry Rick Santorum... maybe you'll have better luck at the actual polls.

So scroll through, throw your personal politics out the window (this is all about looks), and exercise your inalienable right by voting for who you think is the hottest 2016 US Presidential candidate!
Marco Rubio is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Hottest 2016 Presidential Candidates
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Marco Antonio Rubio is the junior United States Senator from Florida, serving since January 2011. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives. A Cuban American native of Miami, Florida, Rubio is a graduate of the University of Florida and the University of Miami Law School. In the late 1990s, he served as a City Commissioner for West Miami and was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2000, representing the 111th House district. He was elected Speaker in November 2006. Rubio announced a run for U.S. Senate in May 2009 after incumbent Republican Mel Martinez resigned. Initially trailing by double-digits against the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 47

Birthplace: Area code 786, Miami-Dade County, Florida, Area code 305, Florida, + more

Party (if partisan): Republican Party

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#27 on Famous Politicians You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#31 on The Most Trustworthy Politicians

#78 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

#10 on Which Republican Candidate Would Lead the US Best in a War?

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Ben Carson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Hottest 2016 Presidential Candidates
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Benjamin Solomon "Ben" Carson, Sr. (born September 18, 1951) is an American author and retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon. He was the first surgeon to successfully separate conjoined twins joined at the head. In 2008 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George W. Bush... more on Wikipedia

Benjamin Solomon Carson Sr. (born September 18, 1951) is an American neurosurgeon, author, and politician who is the 17th and current United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, under the Trump Administration. Prior to his cabinet position, he was a candidate for President of the United States in the Republican primaries in 2016. Born in Detroit, Michigan, and a graduate of Yale University and the University of Michigan Medical School, Carson has authored numerous books on his medical career and political stances. He was the subject of a television drama film in 2009. He was the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland from 1984 until his ...more on Wikipedia

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Chris Christie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Hottest 2016 Presidential Candidates
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Christopher James "Chris" Christie is an American politician and member of the Republican Party who has served as the 55th Governor of New Jersey since January 2010. Born in Newark in 1962, Christie volunteered for the gubernatorial campaign of Republican Thomas Kean when he was 15. A 1984 graduate of the University of Delaware, Christie earned a J.D. at Seton Hall University School of Law. Christie joined a Cranford, New Jersey, law firm in 1987, rose to become a partner in 1993, and continued practicing until 2002. He was elected county legislator in Morris County, serving from 1995 to 1998, during which time he generally pushed for lower taxes and lower spending. By 2002, Christie had ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 56

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, USA

Nationality: United States of America

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#30 on Famous Politicians You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#28 on The Most Trustworthy Politicians

#3 on Which Republican Candidate Would Lead the US Best in a War?

#1 on Which Republican Candidate Would ACTUALLY Lower Taxes?

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John Kasich is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Hottest 2016 Presidential Candidates
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John Richard Kasich is the 69th Governor of Ohio, in office since 2011. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Ohio's 12th congressional district from 1983 to 2001. He was a commentator on Fox News Channel, hosting Heartland with John Kasich. He also worked as an investment banker, as managing director of Lehman Brothers' Columbus, Ohio office until the firm collapsed in 2008. In the 2010 Ohio gubernatorial election, Kasich defeated Democratic incumbent Ted Strickland, 49% to 47%. He was re-elected in a landslide in 2014, defeating Democrat Ed FitzGerald, the County Executive of Cuyahoga County, 64% to ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 66

Birthplace: Allegheny County, McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, Contiguous United States, United States of America, + more

Nationality: United States of America

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#1 on Which Republican Candidate Would Lead the US Best in a War?

#2 on Which Republican Candidate Would ACTUALLY Lower Taxes?

#1 on Republicans Who Are the Best at Reaching Across the Aisle

#9 on Which GOP Candidates Will Be the Best for White Men?

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