Monday, December 14, 2015

Trump 28, Cruz 27, Iowa Quinnipiac poll, Dec. 4-13, 2015. Live interviews with 874 likely Iowa Republican caucus goers


Trump 28
Cruz 27
Rubio 14
Carson 10
Bush 5
Paul 4
Christie 3
Fiorina 3
Huckabee 1
Kasich 1

Poll dates, Dec. 4-13, 2015. Live interviews with 874 likely Iowa Republican caucus-goers via land lines or cellphones. 3.3 error margin.

12/14/15, "New poll: Donald Trump in the lead among likely Iowa voters,", Omaha, Neb.

"A new poll shows Donald Trump and Senator Ted Cruz in the lead among likely Republican voters in Iowa.

According to the Quinnipiac University Poll released Monday morning, Donald Trump stands in the lead with support from 28 percent of likely Iowa Republican Caucus-goers. Sen. Cruz is a close second with 27 percent. According to a media release from Quinnipiac, Senator Marco Rubio is in third place with 14 percent, and Dr. Ben Carson has 10 percent."...


12/14/15, "Trump, Cruz leave others in the dust in Iowa GOP caucus, Quinnipiac University Poll finds; Terrorism replaces economy as top voter concern," Quinnipiac University Poll

Change from Nov. 24, 2015 Quinnipiac Iowa GOP poll, Trump up 3, Cruz up 4.

 Five items from the poll:

Q1, (second part) Quinnipiac lists 4 characteristics and asks which is the "Most important characteristic" in selecting their candidate: 

Shared values
Strong leader
Best Chance of Winning 
"Best chance of winning" takes a back seat for many respondents:  

"Best chance of winning"

Trump supporters 29 
Rubio supporters 25
Cruz supporters 15
Carson supporters 11
Paul supporters 4
Bush supporters 3
Christie supporters 3 
Fiorina supporters 3
Kasich supporters 2


Q21, Best able to handle economy:

Trump 45
Cruz 17
Rubio 8
Bush 6
Fiorina 5
Paul 5
Carson 4


Q23, Best able to handle illegal immigration?

Trump 43
Cruz 21 
Bush 4
Carson 4
Paul 3


Q. 26, Best able to handle terrorism?

Trump 33
Cruz 24
Rubio 9
Bush 8
Christie 5
Paul 4
Carson 3


Q. 77, Do you support or oppose letting Syrian refugees into the US?

Support 15%
Oppose 81%

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Image caption: 12/11/15,  "Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a campaign rally, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) (Charlie Neibergall/AP)" 


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