Sunday, July 26, 2015

Donald Trump leads Republican field in new CNN poll conducted July 22-25, 2015

CNN poll dates July 22-25

7/26/15, "CNN/ORC poll: 2016 election and Republican debate preferences," CNN

p. 2, "Which Republican presidential candidate do you most want to see on the stage during the upcoming debates? 

Trump 18%, Bush 13%, Walker 8%, Cruz 7%-Based on 460 Republicans incl. 208 independent leaners

Trump 18%, Bush 14%, Walker 7%,  Cruz 7%-Based on 419 Republicans including 230 registered Republicans and 189 independent leaners


7/26/15, "Donald Trump, at helm of 'movement', leads Republican field in new poll," Reuters via UK Telegraph
"Mr Trump's support among Republicans increased 6 percentage points since late June despite criticism of John McCain's war record"
"Real estate magnate Donald Trump moved to the top of the 2016 Republican presidential field in a CNN poll released on Sunday, edging out rival Jeb Bush and gaining support from Republicans in the last month despite a series of controversial statements. 

Mr Trump was backed by 18 per cent of Republicans in the CNN poll, which was conducted entirely after his July 18 criticism of Republican Senator John McCain's war record. His lead over Mr Bush, a former Florida governor who was at 15 per cent, was within the poll's margin of error.

"There is a movement going on. This is more than me," Mr Trump said on CNN's "State of the Union," saying the poll results were not surprising. "People are tired of these incompetent politicians in Washington that can't get anything done."...

Separately, two NBC News-Marist polls released on Sunday showed Mr Trump doing well in a pair of states holding key early contests in the Republican nomination race. 

In New Hampshire, Mr Trump leads the Republican field with the support of 21 per cent of potential primary voters, followed by Bush at 14 percent. In Iowa, Walker leads the Republican field at 19 per cent among potential Republican caucus participants, with Mr Trump in second place at 17 per cent."...


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