2) Carly Fiorina (R) – Net Worth: $59 Million
The second-richest candidate is Carly Fiorina, who served as the CEO of Hewlett-Packard from 1999 to 2005. She was the first woman to run a Fortune 100 company and one of the top 20 American companies. After leaving HP, she served on the boards of many multinational organizations. She announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination in May 2015. Politico.com estimated her net worth at $59 million.
1) Donald Trump (R) – Net Worth: $4.5 Billion
Donald Trump is the very definition of the American success story. Although some reports put his net worth at $10 billion, Forbes magazine estimated his fortune at $4.5 billion as of October 2015. The real estate developer, business author and television personality has been the front runner in public opinion polls for the Republican Party nomination since August 2015. Can he replicate his business success in politics? Only time can answer this question.
In your opinion is money important to win an election?