With all the caveats about this being a non-scientific online poll, it has to mean something that Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker is murdering every other GOP contender by massive margins among those Drudge readers motivated enough to vote.
Although voting continues, as of this writing nearly 70,000 total votes have been cast. Walker captured a whopping 45% of them, 31,211 votes. Texas Senator Ted Cruz is in second place with 15%, 10,054 votes. Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is in third with 13%, 9297 votes.
Establishment favorites Jeb Bush and Chris Christie sit at 5% and 2%, respectively. Both are way behind Dr. Ben Carson who came in 4th with 8%.
UPDATE: With access to more information, Drudge adds some interesting context:
Scott Walker clear GOP frontrunner ’16 with big lead in Drudge Poll. Up big with IA, NH, SC voters; larger margins than any candidate in ’12
— MATT DRUDGE (@DRUDGE) February 2, 2015
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