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This Is Who CEOs Would Elect President

January 19, 2016, 4:55 PM UTC
GOP Presidential Candidates Debate In Charleston
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - JANUARY 14: Republican presidential candidates (L-R) Ohio Governor John Kasich, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Ben Carson and Jeb Bush participate in the Fox Business Network Republican presidential debate at the North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center on January 14, 2016 in North Charleston, South Carolina. The sixth Republican debate is held in two parts, one main debate for the top seven candidates, and another for three other candidates lower in the current polls. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Chief Executive magazine’s website conducted a survey of its readers to find out the favorite presidential candidate among C-Suite voters.

The January survey is a follow-up to one conducted in August. Donald Trump remains the number one choice, receiving 21.1% of the vote, up from 20.7% in the first poll. Though seemingly impressive, it’s notable that there are seven less candidates now than there were over the summer, and six other candidates have lost significant chunks of support in those five months. The newly available votes seemed to be divided mostly among Marco Rubio, Chris Christie, and Ted Cruz, who saw their support increase by 342%, 335%, and 265% respectively.

Ben Carson, who was the second favorite candidate in August with 18.1%, fell far behind with just 2.1%. Rubio, who only had 4.3% support in the first poll, is now up at second place with 19%. Cruz comes in third at 12.4%, and Hillary Clinton rings in at fourth with 12%, up from her previous 10.3%.

Jeb Bush, who has seen his poll numbers drop dramatically in the same period, went down from 11.2% in August to 8.1% this month. Bernie Sanders‘ support dropped a bit as well from 3.4% to 1.9%.