Who won the Republican presidential debate? Vote in our poll.

Who Won the GOP Debate? Vote in Our Totally Unscientific Online Poll.

Who Won the GOP Debate? Vote in Our Totally Unscientific Online Poll.

Who's winning, who's losing, and why.
Feb. 6 2016 11:02 PM

Who Won the GOP Debate?

Vote in our totally unscientific online poll.

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Republican Presidential candidates Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, John Kasichand Ben Carson

Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images, Christopher Furlong/Getty Images, and Scott Olson/Getty Images.

Now that the eighth Republican presidential debate is over, pundits and politicos will be gabbing about what it all means for each candidate’s campaign. Who triumphed? Who floundered? Who will ride the debate to electoral glory, and who is fated to fizzle? But TV talking heads won’t decide this election. The American people will. And all of them read Slate. So we’re turning to you, Slate readers, in our completely unscientific and unserious attempt to determine: Who won?