Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Donald Trump has double digit lead in latest South Carolina poll. Trump 30, Jeb Bush 9. Trump leads in both men and women and across range of ideologies-Monmouth Poll, Aug. 20-23, 2015

Poll dates Aug. 20-23, 2015 (Thurs.-Sun.), 453 So. Carolina likely GOP voters

8/25/15, "South Carolina: Trump leads, Carson 2nd," Monmouth University Poll, Patrick Murray

"Palmetto State Republicans looking for a political outsider"

"Donald Trump is supported by 30% of voters likely to participate in South Carolina's Republican primary in February, followed by Ben Carson at 15%. The next tier of candidates includes Jeb Bush (9%), Marco Rubio (6%), Carly Fiorina (6%), Ted Cruz (5%), and Scott Walker (4%). Lindsey Graham, South Carolina’s senior U.S. Senator, gets very little love from home-state voters, with just 4% support. John Kasich, Mike Huckabee, and Rand Paul each get 3% of the vote. None of the remaining six candidates earn support greater than 2%. Another 11% of likely primary voters have no preference yet."

Donald Trump 30%
Ben Carson 15%
Jeb Bush 9%
Marco Rubio 6%
Fiorina 6%
Ted Cruz 5%
Lindsey Graham 4%
Scott Walker 4%
Huckabee 3%
Kasich 3%
Paul 3%

page one: Trump wins highest support across the board: Very conservative 33, Somewhat conservative 31, Moderate to liberal 27.

page two: Trump wins Evangelicals with 33% (two thirds of So. Carolina GOP primary voters are Evangelical)

page two: Trump leads with 33% of Tea Party supporters

page two: Trump leads in both men 35% and women 25%

page two: "South Carolina GOP primary voters say that, regardless of who they support in the primary, the country needs a president from outside of government who can bring a new approach to Washington (61%) rather than someone with government experience."...

page 3: "The Monmouth University Poll was conducted by telephone from August 20 to 23, 2015 with 453 South Carolina voters likely to vote in the Republican presidential primary. This sample has a margin of error of +4.6 percent."

8/21/15, "Presidential candidate Donald Trump greets supporters after his rally at Ladd-Peebles stadium in Mobile on Friday. Photograph: Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images"


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