25 Youngest Presidential Candidates for 2016

Who are the hopefuls for the 2016 Presidential race? Who will attempt to take on the world post Obama? The next President elect will take on everything Obama has accomplished, and everything Obama has not. The controversies will be many in the next three years, so who out there wants to shoulder them next?
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GOVERNOR OF SOUTH CAROLINE (AGE 41): Nikki Haley was quickly selected as the Chairman of the Freshman Caucus, and a few months later, became Secretary of the Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee. The following year, Rep. Nikki was announced as the Majority Whip for the state’s House Republican Caucus. After serving three terms she announced her run for Governor and was endorsed by Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, and the Tea Party movement.

GOVERNOR OF SOUTH CAROLINE (AGE 41): Nikki Haley was quickly selected as the Chairman of the Freshman Caucus, and a few months later, became Secretary of the Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee. The following year, Rep. Nikki was announced as the Majority Whip for the state’s House Republican Caucus. After serving three terms she announced her run for Governor and was endorsed by Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, and the Tea Party movement.

ATTORNEY GENERAL OF CALIFORNIA  (AGE 48):  Kamala Harris'  approach to crime, which she termed as “Smart on Crime,” instead of the cliché tough or soft on crime, has yielded remarkable results in the state. Felony conviction rate has risen to its highest level in fifteen years, while recidivism rate has plummeted from 54% to less than 10%. She is already a runner up for the Supreme Court.

ATTORNEY GENERAL OF CALIFORNIA (AGE 48): Kamala Harris' approach to crime, which she termed as “Smart on Crime,” instead of the cliché tough or soft on crime, has yielded remarkable results in the state. Felony conviction rate has risen to its highest level in fifteen years, while recidivism rate has plummeted from 54% to less than 10%. She is already a runner up for the Supreme Court.

MAYOR OF SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS (AGE 38): Julian Castro has argued that the growing number of Hispanic voters in Texas will make the state competitive for Democrats. However, there are growing sentiments that with the right candidate, the state could turn blue in 2016. And the candidate is none other than Mayor Castro himself. His  keynote address at the 2012 Democratic National Convention received rave reviews, reinforcing the belief of many that 2016 may not be so farfetched after all.

MAYOR OF SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS (AGE 38): Julian Castro has argued that the growing number of Hispanic voters in Texas will make the state competitive for Democrats. However, there are growing sentiments that with the right candidate, the state could turn blue in 2016. And the candidate is none other than Mayor Castro himself. His keynote address at the 2012 Democratic National Convention received rave reviews, reinforcing the belief of many that 2016 may not be so farfetched after all.

FORMER GOVERNOR OF ALASKA (AGE 49): After the 2008 defeat, many predicted an end to the political career of Sarah Palin, especially after her sudden resignation as Governor of Alaska only three years into her term. But the reform-minded and anti-establishment Palin, the 1984 Miss Wasila and Miss Alaska runner-up, proved everyone wrong when she spearheaded the 2010 Tea Party revolution which handed control of the House back to the Republican Party, and very nearly, the Senate too.

FORMER GOVERNOR OF ALASKA (AGE 49): After the 2008 defeat, many predicted an end to the political career of Sarah Palin, especially after her sudden resignation as Governor of Alaska only three years into her term. But the reform-minded and anti-establishment Palin, the 1984 Miss Wasila and Miss Alaska runner-up, proved everyone wrong when she spearheaded the 2010 Tea Party revolution which handed control of the House back to the Republican Party, and very nearly, the Senate too.

GOVERNOR OF NEVADA (AGE 49): Governor Brian Sandoval was the first Hispanic elected for statewide office in Nevada. He was also the first Hispanic to be a federal judge. He was named as one of the 8 Public Officials of the Year by Governing Magazine for strong leadership.

GOVERNOR OF NEVADA (AGE 49): Governor Brian Sandoval was the first Hispanic elected for statewide office in Nevada. He was also the first Hispanic to be a federal judge. He was named as one of the 8 Public Officials of the Year by Governing Magazine for strong leadership.

U.S. SENATOR CONNECTICUT (AGE 39): Chris Murphy is currently the youngest member of Congress (113th United States Congress), he is one of the brightest stars of the Democratic Party. If his proposed Supreme Court Transparency and Disclosure Act of 2011 - which seeks to establish procedures for the recusal of Supreme Court Justices - passes the Senate, we can pretty much strike off the “one of” and crown him as the brightest the party has to offer.

U.S. SENATOR CONNECTICUT (AGE 39): Chris Murphy is currently the youngest member of Congress (113th United States Congress), he is one of the brightest stars of the Democratic Party. If his proposed Supreme Court Transparency and Disclosure Act of 2011 - which seeks to establish procedures for the recusal of Supreme Court Justices - passes the Senate, we can pretty much strike off the “one of” and crown him as the brightest the party has to offer.

U.S. SENATOR TEXAS (AGE 42):  Ted Cruz is considered one of the most brilliant members of Congress. He was appointed to Domestic Policy Advisor by George W. Bush, has been the Associate Deputy Attorney General, and the Director of Policy Planning. He taught at a Texas Law school for a time and was named one of the top Texas lawyers by the "Texas Lawyer" newspaper. He's received endorsements from Rick Santorum, Sarah Palin and Ron Paul.

U.S. SENATOR TEXAS (AGE 42): Ted Cruz is considered one of the most brilliant members of Congress. He was appointed to Domestic Policy Advisor by George W. Bush, has been the Associate Deputy Attorney General, and the Director of Policy Planning. He taught at a Texas Law school for a time and was named one of the top Texas lawyers by the "Texas Lawyer" newspaper. He's received endorsements from Rick Santorum, Sarah Palin and Ron Paul.

MAYOR OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY (AGE 43): Cory Booker has a sterling record in activism and has always tried to tread moderate ground. His activism has turned him into a popular icon in the liberal movement.

MAYOR OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY (AGE 43): Cory Booker has a sterling record in activism and has always tried to tread moderate ground. His activism has turned him into a popular icon in the liberal movement.

U.S. SENATOR NEW HAMPSHIRE (AGE 44): Kelly Ayotte has seamlessly taken over the position of Joe Lieberman. In the wake of the Benghazi attack, the new she became one of the strongest proponents for the establishment of a special committee to investigate the deadly incident, and is widely praised within conservative circles for her spirited questioning of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice.

U.S. SENATOR NEW HAMPSHIRE (AGE 44): Kelly Ayotte has seamlessly taken over the position of Joe Lieberman. In the wake of the Benghazi attack, the new she became one of the strongest proponents for the establishment of a special committee to investigate the deadly incident, and is widely praised within conservative circles for her spirited questioning of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice.

U.S. SENATOR CALIFORNIA (AGE 48): In 2009, Michael Bennet was appointed as the interim Senator to fill the seat of the outgoing Ken Salazar, who was named as the U.S. Secretary of the Interior in the new Obama administration.  Senator Bennet, the descendant of Edward and Ann Fuller, one of the 102 Puritans onboard the Mayflower, made the position his own less than a year later after defeating Republican challenger Ken Buck in one of the most explosive Senatorial elections in recent years.

U.S. SENATOR CALIFORNIA (AGE 48): In 2009, Michael Bennet was appointed as the interim Senator to fill the seat of the outgoing Ken Salazar, who was named as the U.S. Secretary of the Interior in the new Obama administration. Senator Bennet, the descendant of Edward and Ann Fuller, one of the 102 Puritans onboard the Mayflower, made the position his own less than a year later after defeating Republican challenger Ken Buck in one of the most explosive Senatorial elections in recent years.

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