Sunday, January 31, 2016

Iowa Poll: Men, Catholics Prefer Trump

A closer look at the GOP's Iowa Poll Results

By Jennifer Jacobs

(The Des Moines Register)

Horse race rank: No. 1

Support: 28 percent, up from 22 percent

Mainstream Republicans are helping carry the New York businessman into the lead.

Thirty-eight percent of likely GOP caucusgoers identify themselves as primarily mainstream, rather than tea party or evangelical conservative, and Trump does better than any other candidate with 34 percent of their support. Rubio is next at 21 percent. Cruz gets only 10 percent of these voters.

Trump also wins with voters who think the system is rigged against all but the very rich and powerful, with 39 percent of their support, followed by Cruz at 19 percent.

Men, Catholics, and first-time caucusgoers prefer Trump over others.


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