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Republican presidential candidate, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, speaks at the RedState Gathering, Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, of Texas, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker were the top choices for president among Republicans attending a party luncheon Tuesday afternoon.

Cruz received 10 first-choice votes among the 39 cast by Baton Rouge Republicans, and Walker had 7. Donald Trump, the New York developer and reality television star, received six votes.