Romney, the 2012 GOP standard-bearer who some believe would be the party’s best candidate in 2016, gets 14 percent in the new poll released late Wednesday.
Narrowly trailing those two is Sen. Rand PaulRand PaulDems blast Trump plans for deep spending cuts Trump team prepares dramatic cuts Paul, Lee call on Trump to work with Congress on foreign policy MORE (R-Ky.) at 10 percent; New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at 8 percent; and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) at 7 percent.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker gets 5 percent, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Texas Gov. Rick Perry are favored by 4 percent and Texas Sen. Ted CruzTed CruzTrump's America: Businessmen in, bureaucrats out When Trump says 'Make America Great Again,' he means it Booker is taking orders from corporate pharmaceuticals MORE (R-Texas) wins support from 3 percent, as does Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal.
Nineteen percent list “other” or “not sure” when they are polled, highlighting the wide-open nature of the GOP race.
The poll also suggests all of the Republicans would trail Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonClinton: Photos from women’s march ‘awe-inspiring’ Ex-Clinton aide: Spicer should have resigned rather than lie Zuckerberg moves spark 2020 speculation MORE is she chooses to run for the White House.
It found Clinton leading all of the top tier GOP candidates by wide margins. She wins 49 percent support compared to 34 percent for Bush; 51 percent compared to 33 percent for Paul; 48 percent compared to 33 percent for Christie and 50 percent compared to 35 percent for Romney.
The Zogby poll has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus six points.