Candidates Position Themselves for the Win

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To keep track of how possible candidates are doing, TIME has created the Election Index, which plots the amount of support for a person against how much voters know about that person. See below where the candidates stand and how they got there

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TIME polls were conducted Jan. 22-23 and Feb. 23-26 by SRBI Public Affairs. The margin of error is ± 3 percentage points.
PHOTO CREDITS: Biden: Theo Rigby/Polaris; Pataki: Stephen Jaffe/AFP/Getty Images;
Dodd: Shawn Thew/AFP/Getty Images; Obama: Tony Dejak/AP Photo; Kerry: Mario Tama/Getty Images;
Hagel: Jay L. Clendenin/Polaris; Gingrich: Bettmann/CORBIS; McCain: Nick Ut/AP Photo;
Romney: Charlie Neibergall/AP Photo; Clinton: Kimberly White/REUTERS; Guiliani: Chris Hondros/Getty Images;
Huckabee: Charlie Neibergall/AP Photo; Brownback: Larry W. Smith/Getty Images;
Edwards: Darren McCollester/Getty Images;
TIME graphic by Feilding Cage