Category: Democrat Candidates

Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton

Age: 67 Strengths: Hillary Clinton is by far the highest polling Democratic candidate in the 2016 Primary polls (48.9%). Politics blog FiveThirtyEight have summarized her campaign: “Clinton’s primary campaign is by far the most dominant for a non-incumbent president since nominations began to be determined by caucuses and...

Martin O’Malley

Age: 52 Strengths: Martin O’Malley has positioned himself as the liberal alternative to Hillary Clinton. He comes across as reasonable, moderate and inoffensive. Despite being relatively unknown outside of Maryland, O’Malley has time to define himself. He is hoping that Bernie Sanders’ popularity will wain so that he can...

Jim Webb

Age: 69 Strengths: If Jim Webb makes it through the primary he could be a real contender for president as a conservative Democrat. He received the Navy Cross, the second highest medal in the United States Navy, for bravery whilst an officer in the Marines fighting in Vietnam. As...

Bernie Sanders

Age: 73 Strengths: Sanders is sincere and speaks in jargon-less English. He has a safe-seat in the Senate, and therefore has nothing to lose. He has already achieved a win – forcing Hillary Clinton to the left. Mr Sanders holds pro-gun beliefs but has urged lawmakers to find...