(CNN) - Here’s your chance to shape the debate in the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.
Use the form below to submit your brief question to the Florida Republican Presidential Debate, co-sponsored by CNN, the Republican Party of Florida, and the Hispanic Leadership Network. Or tweet your questions to #CNNDebate.
The debate will be held Thursday, January 26, 2012, in Jacksonville, Florida.
Keep your questions short and sweet. Aim for 25 words or less, about two concise sentences. We may ask the candidates your question during the debate!
MY QUESTION FOR THE CNN FLORIDA REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE:
With a growing Puerto Rican population in Florida, a swing-vote electorate, what is your stance on the Puerto Rican status issue?
Immigrants are the back bone of America, latin people will surpass the now population status, what are you going to do to help all tax paying hard working illegal non immigrants to acquire resident status?
To all (but we'll let Santorum answer first) – – Do you believe it's alright to not correct a member of the public when he/she makes statements like the woman did today at a Santorum town hall - that President Obama is not qualified to be president because he's a Muslim, not American, or 'other'?
Like Ronald Reagan, Speaker Gingrich would be 70 in the year of his inauguration. However, unlike Ronald Reagan, you seem to struggle with weight loss, and by some measures, you might be considered morbidly obese. What are you doing to improve your health and prepare for the Presidency, and how can we as voters know that the stress of the job wouldn't take an excessive toll on your health?
What are you going to do about the tariffs that China imposes on our goods?
Please ask former Speaker Gingrich to answer the following questions:
1) Will you release the contract which you had with Freddie Mac?
2) Will you release the written dialogue of the meeting and reprimand which removed you from being speaker of the house? What were the main reasons?
3) Do you believe Americans can vote and elect the first president who has been divorced twice?
All the GOP candidates claim to know what life is like for the poor in the country today. Please explain to us how, given your exorbitant income and privilege.
MY QUESTION FOR THE CNN GOP PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE
most if not all of you have said you know how the economy works, besides wanting President Obama out of the office, have you ever called him to offer him ideas or have you just called him names and worked the trail dividing the nation with the names you call him?
Oh goody! Will John King be there?
There is too much money in American political races. I don't like that only the wealthy can really afford to run for politcal office. I know that I could never afford to run in all but the local races; not even sure about that.
Explain your position on the legalization of marijuana.
What is your thoughts on legalizing online poker? Millions of people played online poker until this summer when it was baned.
As President, what is the first step you will take to reignite the American economy?
Here's my question, Do you really think all of this in fighting is going to help defeat BHO ? Wake up ! You are all grown men, stop fighting among yourselves and let's focus on how to turn this country around and stop BHO from completely ruining this country.
CNN can you please include Dr. Paul in this debate. I'm very interested in hearing him speak.
I would stick with "race" in America. It's a "sticky" subject and many from the Right believes it does not exist!!!
Obama 2012 – NOT the "food stamp president" wannabe!!!
I realize that jobs,the economy,and the incomes are very important but so is the air we breathe,the water we drink, and the planet we leave our children.
"Why do you ignore the wishes of two thirds of Americans wanting to raise taxes on the extremely wealthy?"
"Why do you ignore the wishes of the vast majority of Americans who do not favor war with Iran?"
"What sacrifices are you calling on the wealthy to share with the rest of America?"