Christie leads GOP White House contenders in California poll

Gov. Chris Christie is California’s favorite among potential 2016 GOP presidential candidates, according to a new poll.

The Field Research Corporation issued a poll that found Christie leads the pack among potential Republican White House hopefuls. Forty-seven percent of that state’s voters polled by the nonpartisan group view Christie favorably, according to the survey.

The other four Republicans named in the poll were Sen. Rand Paul, of Kentucky; Sen. Ted Cruz, of Texas; Sen. Marco Rubio, of Florida; and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

Christie leads GOP White House contenders in California poll