Christie: Early prez contest win a must for candidate to stay in race

Photo by Paul Scharff

Photo by Paul Scharff

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday the only way a Republican presidential contender can be viable in next year’s race will be to win at least one the first contests on the primary calendar, according to a published report. Christie, speaking to GOP donors during a New York City luncheon hosted by billionaire hedge-fund manager…

Posted: May 27th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Congressional elections, Chris Christie | Tags: , | 1 Comment »

One Comment on “Christie: Early prez contest win a must for candidate to stay in race”

  1. Bob English said at 8:04 am on May 27th, 2015:

    What Christie said might well apply to the perceived front runners but with so many candidates in the race I’m thinking that for many of them (especially in the 2nd tier) an early W is not critical for survival as long as they can get themselves into the top 3 or so finishers in most of the early primaries. If/when any of the perceived front runners fail early, that can shake up the entire field and give one of the 2nd tier candidates a better shot.