View Poll Results: Who is the leader of the republican party(only republican/conservatives vote please)?

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  • Reince Priebus

    2 11.76%
  • John Boehner

    6 35.29%
  • Mitch McConnell

    0 0%
  • Paul Ryan

    1 5.88%
  • Grover Norquist

    2 11.76%
  • Other(please specify)

    0 0%
  • No One

    6 35.29%
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Thread: Who Is The Current Leader of the Republican Party?(republicans/Conservatives only)

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    Re: Who Is The Current Leader of the Republican Party?(republicans/Conservatives only

    I think in a technical sense John Beohner is the leader of the Republican Party as he is the highest ranking Republican in the country.

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    Re: Who Is The Current Leader of the Republican Party?(republicans/Conservatives only

    Quote Originally Posted by lpast View Post
    Redress wants a name of who we think will actually take over...and I dont see how we can really even assume who at this point.
    No, I am more asking if any one person is now the clear leader of the party. In the absence of such a person, then who will take over.
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    Re: Who Is The Current Leader of the Republican Party?(republicans/Conservatives only

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    No, I am more asking if any one person is now the clear leader of the party. In the absence of such a person, then who will take over.
    Boehner presently in his absense...McConnell at this point...in my mind there is no clear leader aside from boehner and Mconnell by virtue of their seniority in their positions.
    I think the primary and the election destroyed alot of chances for some to move up in prominence, like Ryan and Christie.
    Jindal in my mind has to many obstacles to climb...I guess my best answer is I just dont know after those two right now.

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    Re: Who Is The Current Leader of the Republican Party?(republicans/Conservatives only

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    Mitt Romney's loss creates GOP leadership vacuum - Yahoo! News

    I have seen similar type articles several times since the election, and I really don't know how much credence to give them. So who is the leader of the party now. I would ask that only republicans and conservatives(libertarians count too) actually vote in the poll since I am not interested in who us democrats and liberals see as their leader. Who is the leader, with the most influence on the direction of the party?

    Reince Priebus
    John Boehner
    Mitch McConnell
    Paul Ryan
    Grover Norquist
    Other
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    Rep party as of now is not only rudderless but their mast has snapped and the boat is listing heavily to the side in heavy seas.

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    Re: Who Is The Current Leader of the Republican Party?(republicans/Conservatives only

    Boehner is the closest to a leader of the party, amost by default, and he's an embattled leader of a fractured group. To such a point I can't honestly call him the true "leader" at this moment. I think "no one's" probably closer to accurate than Boehner

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    Re: Who Is The Current Leader of the Republican Party?(republicans/Conservatives only

    currently Boehner, though only for the interim, IMO.

    here's one analysis addressing the question posed in the OP :

    Who will emerge as Republican Party leader following Mitt Romney's loss? | syracuse.com

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    Re: Who Is The Current Leader of the Republican Party?(republicans/Conservatives only

    I can tell you two senior GOP members who would like to be the leader of the Republican party: Lindsay Graham and John McCain. I have no personal opinion about either's party leadership abilities other than to point out that it would take immense effort on their part to be worse than the "current" leadership has been.

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    Re: Who Is The Current Leader of the Republican Party?(republicans/Conservatives only

    I would like to know who the official leader of the U.S. political parties are. Here the leaders are elected and stay leader for multiple elections due to the frequency of elections, usually till they retire or their death. Having no term limits also helps.

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    Re: Who Is The Current Leader of the Republican Party?(republicans/Conservatives only

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    Mitt Romney's loss creates GOP leadership vacuum - Yahoo! News

    I have seen similar type articles several times since the election, and I really don't know how much credence to give them. So who is the leader of the party now. I would ask that only republicans and conservatives(libertarians count too) actually vote in the poll since I am not interested in who us democrats and liberals see as their leader. Who is the leader, with the most influence on the direction of the party?

    Reince Priebus
    John Boehner
    Mitch McConnell
    Paul Ryan
    Grover Norquist
    Other
    No One
    The one I see closest to the leader is John Boehner, however I don't really see him as the leader. I think it's kind of up for grabs at this point. He's the one that I have been hearing the most about recently and he does hold the highest position out of the Republican party.

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    Re: Who Is The Current Leader of the Republican Party?(republicans/Conservatives only

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    Mitt Romney's loss creates GOP leadership vacuum - Yahoo! News

    I have seen similar type articles several times since the election, and I really don't know how much credence to give them. So who is the leader of the party now. I would ask that only republicans and conservatives(libertarians count too) actually vote in the poll since I am not interested in who us democrats and liberals see as their leader. Who is the leader, with the most influence on the direction of the party?

    Reince Priebus
    John Boehner
    Mitch McConnell
    Paul Ryan
    Grover Norquist
    Other
    No One
    The party has numerous leaders, but in the wake of defeat, like any Party, finding the most appropriate leader/spokesperson is more difficult. Boehner and McConnnell are obvious choices for those with the most power.
    Michael J Petrilli-"Is School Choice Enough?"-A response to the recent timidity of American conservatives toward education reform. https://nationalaffairs.com/publicat...-choice-enough

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