By now, it is a pretty widely known fact that, at least in North American politics, the taller of the final candidates left to duke it out in presidential elections is statistically more likely to win the popular vote if not the actual presidency. On the other hand, there is no scientific research or folk wisdom to date on the correlation between the attractiveness of a candidate’s romantic partner and his or her likelihood of winning an election; I have a hunch that, at the very least, having a hot wife does not hurt a candidate's chances.
If I had to guess, I would go further and assume that attractive wives send a subtle signal to voters that the candidate in question has the social skills and attributes required to attract arm candy that is sexy but classy and intelligent enough to keep up in conversation with movers and shakers at obligatory social functions. Or, maybe it’s as simple as making an otherwise unattractive, liver-spotted and clearly aged presidential hopeful seem more attractive by association. Regardless, and whether or not there is scientific evidence that attractive campaign wives boost their husbands chances at victory, here is a list of the Top 10 Hottest Campaign Wives (from fresh off or currently on the Canadian or US presidential/ministerial campaign trail).
10 Ann Romney, née Davies
9 Sarah Palin
8 Second Lady, Dr. Jill Biden
7 First Lady, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau
6 First Lady, Michelle Obama
5 Trump's 2nd Wife, Marla Maples
4 Maygan Sensenberger, née Zimmer
3 Trump's Current (3rd) Wife, Melania Knauss
2 Jeanette Dousdebes, née Rubio
1 Kelley Ashby, née Paul
Kelley Ashby was born in Kentucky but had lived all over the world with her military family by the time she met "Randy" Paul while he was in Georgia completing his surgical rotation for med school. Ashby herself had a degree in Communications from Rhodes school, which came in handy when, first, she headed up marketing efforts for husband Rand's private ophthalmology practice, and especially when she began working for a political consulting firm and her husband was elected to the US Senate. This beauty is also a former (high school) cheerleader, but for all her looks and political strategizing, Rand pulled out of the current/2016 presidential race quite early on.
Sources: ottawacitizen.com, torontosun.com, yahoo.com
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