[By The Numbers] Where the GOP Candidates Stand Going Into Tonight’s Debate

A ranking of the GOP candidates by poll numbers and fundraising efforts before their fourth debate

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Welcome to By The Numbers, where BlackEnterprise.com will be bringing you regular updates on the 2016 Presidential Election Primaries, from a numerical perspective.

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By the Numbers will provide the most up-to-date polling and fundraising information, while analyzing trends in these numbers to provide our readers with greater insight into the 2016 race.

With the fourth GOP debate airing tonight on Fox Business News, here is a look at how the GOP candidates are currently polling:

–written by Hailey Wallace

GOP Candidates:

Donald Trump – 24.8%

Ben Carson  - 24%

Marco Rubio – 11.8%

Ted Cruz – 9.6%

Jeb Bush – 6%

Rand Paul – 3%

John Kasich – 3%

Carly Fiorina – 3%

Mike Huckabee – 2.4%

Chris Christie – 2.2%

Bobby Jindal – 0.8%

Rick Santorum – .8%

George Pataki – 0.3%

Lindsey Graham – 0%

As you can see, a candidate’s standing in the polls does not necessarily correlate with his/her fundraising intake:

Jeb Bush (R) – $128 million

Ted Cruz (R) – $64 million

Marco Rubio (R) – $54 million

Ben Carson (R) – $31 million

John Kasich (R) – $16 million

Chris Christie (R) – $15 million

Carly Fiorina (R)  – $12 million

Rand Paul (R) – $11 million

Bobby Jindal (R) – $9.7 million

Mike Huckabee (R) – $9.2 million

Lindsey Graham (R) – $6.2 million

Donald Trump (R) – $4 million

George Pataki (R) – $1.3 million

Rick Santorum (R) – $994K

Make sure to check back with By The Numbers for a post-debate numbers update.