Hot Air Primary Survey: February Results

Scott Walker has pulled the trifecta again, winning the first choice, second choice and consensus choice survey questions. Walker won the first choice question with 58% of the vote, Ted Cruz came in second with 22%, and Rand Paul came in third with 5%. Top 10:

Scott Walker 1758 58%
Ted Cruz 680 22%
Rand Paul 151 5%
Bobby Jindal 130 4%
Rick Perry 111 4%
Marco Rubio 82 3%
Ben Carson 43 1%
John Kasich 18 1%
Jeb Bush 17 1%
Mike Pence 16 1%

Among second choices it’s Walker at 24%, Cruz at 20%, and Bobby Jindal at 15%. Top 10:

Scott Walker 731 24%
Ted Cruz 622 20%
Bobby Jindal 469 15%
Rick Perry 356 12%
Marco Rubio 221 7%
Ben Carson 169 6%
Rand Paul 136 4%
Mike Pence 92 3%
John Kasich 79 3%
Carly Fiorina 67 2%

That top three is the same top three as the consensus results: Walker at 83%, Cruz at 68%, and Jindal close behind at 67%. Top 10:

Scott Walker 2517 83%
Ted Cruz 2081 68%
Bobby Jindal 2027 67%
Rick Perry 1746 57%
Ben Carson 1191 39%
Marco Rubio 1183 39%
Sarah Palin 1140 37%
Condoleezza Rice 960 32%
Rand Paul 945 31%
Susana Martinez 944 31%

Your consensus moderators? Although there’s a notable dropoff around the 35% mark, the leader of the pack is clear: Bret Baier at 67%. Thomas Sowell received 53% of the vote, followed by Mark Levin, Michelle Malkin, Laura Ingraham, Rush Limbaugh, Chris Wallace, and Ed Morrissey, with Jake Tapper within shouting distance of the main pack.

Bret Baier 2049 67%
Thomas Sowell 1608 53%
Mark Levin 1451 48%
Michelle Malkin 1402 46%
Laura Ingraham 1400 46%
Rush Limbaugh 1282 42%
Chris Wallace 1254 41%
Ed Morrissey 1180 39%
Jake Tapper 1063 35%

The “play the game/gotcha question” Qs are in the full results below. Thanks for participating.

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