12 Perfect Vice-President & Wannabe-President Pairings The Republican Party Should Keep In Mind For 2016

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One of the most important choice a party's nominee makes when he or she runs for president? Who they'll pick as their VP. John McCain's choice of Sarah Palin pushed him further away from the Oval Office, while Mitt Romney's pick, Paul Ryan, was met with approval (albeit, not the ending either Romney nor Ryan wanted). And whomever earns the Republican nomination in 2016 will have an important decision to make: Who will be his or her vice presidential candidate?

It's important to strike a political balance, but also to have an intriguing duo that that will excite voters. Here's a breakdown of who the GOP presidential wannabes might pick as their sidekick.

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