The presidential primary battleground Iowa might sit atop Gov. Chris Christie’s list of political destinations as he continues to mull a bid for the 2016 Republican nomination, but according to a Des Moines Register tally today, he’s trailing his competition.
The paper’s internal count pegs Christie sixth among 15 potential Republican primary candidates in terms of visits to the Hawkeye State since 2012, with Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal all ahead.
According to The Register, Christie has been to Iowa four times since 2012, with eight events over four days.