Politician The Best Logos in the 2016 Presidential Election

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A candidate's considered their options, heard from their supporters, and has finally decided to run for president in 2016. What's next? Well, designing a campaign logo is definitely high on that list! A candidate's logo is one of the simplest, most effective ways in getting one's message out and creating brand recognition for the 2016 presidential election. This list compiles all the logos of each declared candidate!

Furthermore, we've dug into comments that some designers have made, questioning the efficacy of each presidential candidate's design. Each logo plays into the personality of its candidate, shaped by who they are. Some are big and loud, others are simple and direct, and some... well, some just don't quite make a lot of sense to most peopl, but supporters may totally get what's going on! That's the interesting part of these logos - sometimes they're made for someone else!

No matter what political stripe you are, there's plenty to enjoy with this list of 2016 presidential logos. Take a look at what the candidates have chosen and vote up the best and most effective campaign logos below!
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Mike Huckabee


Mike Huckabee 
    is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Logos in the 2016 Presidential Election
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With a tagline of "From Hope To Higher Ground," it's not crazy to think of Mike Huckabee's logo as a direct contrast, a "reactionary logo," to Obama's "hope" and "change" narrative.

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6.0 people just voted on Ben Carson


Ben Carson 
    is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Logos in the 2016 Presidential Election
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The distortion of the A in Dr. Ben Carson's has its promoters and detractors, turning the second word into "'Merica," a popular refrain. Its simplicity has been praised as well.
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Lindsey Graham


Lindsey Graham 
    is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Logos in the 2016 Presidential Election
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Lindsey Graham's logo is tiny, doesn't integrate with his website, and doesn't have a larger version for the web. Not surprising, given the man doesn't get on the Internet at all.

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38.0 people just voted on Lincoln Chafee


Lincoln Chafee 
    is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Logos in the 2016 Presidential Election
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Lincoln Chafee's bid for president is already considered a long-shot, and the logo revealed seems to be aiming right for the middle - keeping the blue of his party, a simple round design and his name in a sans-serif font.

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Bobby Jindal


Bobby Jindal 
    is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Logos in the 2016 Presidential Election
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It's a funny look because Js are funny letters, but it has a great sense of color, and Bobby Jindal's taking a wide use of the color blue, which is odd for a red state governor. 

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Marco Rubio


Marco Rubio 
    is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Logos in the 2016 Presidential Election
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Marco Rubio's logo perplexed design experts. Folks find the picture of America dotting the "i" odd, particularly since it doesn't have Alaska and Hawaii, also noting simply that the US map is "clunky," which makes the logo clunky.

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Jill Stein


Jill Stein 
    is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Logos in the 2016 Presidential Election
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Jill Stein's logo was received with a bit of a head scratch. It's a very bold choice for the Green Party candidate to not use the red, white, and blue aesthetic for her presidential campaign.

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3.0 people just voted on Jeb Bush


Jeb Bush 
    is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Logos in the 2016 Presidential Election
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As a graphic, many graphic designers agree that Jeb Bush has a serviceable logo, but the typography leaves many scratching their heads. Really, it's been largely the same logo since 1994, when he ran for governor.

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