Chris Christie

Republican presidential field

Declared major candidates Jeb Bush, former Florida governor Ben Carson, retired neurosurgeon Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey Ted Cruz, senator from Texas Carly Fiorina, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Lindsey Graham, senator from South Carolina Mike Huckabee, former Arkansas governor Bobby Jindal, Louisiana governor George Pataki, former New York governor Rand Paul, senator from Kentucky Rick Perry, former Texas governor Marco Rubio, senator from Florida Rick Santorum, former senator from Pennsylvania Donald Trump, real estate developer Expected candidates John Kasich, governor of Ohio Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin