Friday, August 28, 2015

In nationwide poll Trump beats Bush in 'strong leadership qualities' 84% to 68% among Republicans, 71% to 57% among independents-Quinnipiac Poll, Aug. 20-25, 2015

Poll dates: Thurs-Tues, Aug. 20-25, 2015. Trump up 8 points since July 30. In 'strong leadership qualities' Trump beats Bush 84% to 68% among Republicans, 71% to 57% among Independents.
8/27/15, "Biden Runs Better Than Clinton Against Top Republicans, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Trump GOP Lead Grows As Clinton Dem Lead Shrinks,"

"Donald Trump leads the crowded Republican pack with 28 percent, up from 20 percent in a July 30 national survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University. This is the highest tally and widest margin for any Republican so far in this election. Ben Carson has 12 percent, with 7 percent each for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida. No other Republican tops 6 percent and 11 percent are undecided....

If Republican primary were held today for whom would you vote?

Trump 28
Carson 12
Bush 7
Cruz 7
Rubio 7
Walker 6
Kasich 5
Fiorina 5
Christie 4
Huckabee 3
Paul 2


Trump leads in all 7 categories polled: Very conservative, Somewhat conservative, Liberal, Men, Women, Tea Party, White Born Again Evangelical


In "strong leadership qualities," Trump beats Bush 84% to 68% among Republicans, 71% to 57% among Independents:

Question 60, "Would you say Donald Trump has strong leadership qualities or not?"...

"Yes:" Republicans 84%, Independents 71%, Men 68%, Women 60%, Whites 69%, Blacks 48%, Hispanics, 48%

Question 62, "Would you say Jeb Bush has strong leadership qualities or not?"

"Yes:" Republicans 68%, Independents 57%, Men 55%, Women 53%

Poll provides no racial data on Bush as it did for Trump above, ie, white, black, hispanic.


"From August 20 - 25, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,563 registered voters nationwide with a margin of error of +/- 2.5 percentage points. Live interviewers call land lines and cell phones. The survey includes 666 Republicans with a margin of error of +/- 3.8 percentage points and 647 Democrats with a margin of error of +/- 3.9 percentage points....Sample and Methodology detail."...


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