USA Presidential Odds: 2016 Futures

Hillary Clinton is the favorite on the odds to win the 2016 US Presidential Election on the political betting lines posted by online sportsbook Bovada, with Jeb Bush sitting second on that list.

Clinton is the 13/10 favorite on the odds to become the 58th President of the United States as of February 2015, with Bush at 5/1, Marco Rubio and Scott Walker at 12/1, New Jersey governor Chris Christie, Elizabeth Warren, and Rand Paul all at 16/1, and current Vice President Joe Biden at 20/1.

The Democrats are then the -190 favorite over the +155 underdog Republicans on the winning party prop bet at Bovada, with 'male' the -170 favorite over +130 'female' on the wager asking what the gender of the new President of the United States will be in 2016.

2016 US Presidential Election -
58th President of the USA Odds @ Bovada

Hillary Clinton 13/10
Jeb Bush 5/1
Marco Rubio 12/1
Scott Walker 12/1
Chris Christie 16/1
Elizabeth Warren 16/1
Rand Paul 16/1
Joe Biden 20/1
Paul Ryan 25/1
Martin OMalley 30/1
Andrew Cuomo 33/1
Ben Carson 33/1
Bobby Jindal 35/1
Deval Patrick 35/1
Mark Warner 35/1
Bob McDonnell 40/1
Kirsten Gillibrand 40/1
Michael Bloomberg 40/1
Rob Portman 40/1
Ted Cruz 40/1
Condoleeza Rice 50/1
Rick Santorum 50/1
Susana Martinez 50/1
Rahm Emanuel 60/1
Sarah Palin 60/1
Donald Trump 100/1
Janet Napolitano 100/1
Al Gore 150/1
Michelle Obama 150/1
George Clooney 500/1

2016 US Presidential Election - Winning Party

Democratic Party -190
Republican Party +155

2016 US Presidential Election - Gender of Winner

Male -170
Female +130

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2016 U.S. Presidential odds were on the move in early January after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the Republican favorite, took a hit over a flap over a bridge connecting his state to New York City.

Emails showed high-ranking members of Christie’s staff arranged traffic jams along a busy bridge from Fort Lee, N.J. to New York City in a form of punishment for the Fort Lee mayor, who didn’t support Christie for re-election.

Christie claims he was blind-sided by the scandal and fired his deputy chief of staff. It’s still a big blow to his political future, as most believed Christie was the best candidate for the Republicans.

Before the controversy, Bovada was giving both parties, Republican and Democrat, equal shot at succeeding Barack Obama in the White House; both were listed at -120. However, Bovada adjusted the numbers after Thursday’s news.

The Democrats, as of January 9, are now even-money to win the White House, with the Republicans now +140 underdogs. 


Barack Obama won the U.S. Presidential election in November, and the Democrats also opened as the favorites at the sportsbooks to claim victory in the White House race once again in 2016.

At Bovada the Democrats opened as the -130 favorites to win the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, with current Vice President Joe Biden and departing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton both among the potential candidates to run for the party in 2016.

The Republicans opened as the -110 underdog on the odds to win the 2016 U.S. Presidential election at Bovada after Mitt Romney went down to defeat in November. Possible Republican candidates in 2016 include former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, current New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and former VP candidate Paul Ryan.

2016 US Presidential Election - Winning Party (from Bovada)

Democratic Party -130
Republican Party -110

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