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Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds
New book about the 2016 election.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Early Polls

PPP's  national  poll has Walker is at 25% to 18% for Ben Carson, 17% for Jeb Bush, 10%
for Mike Huckabee. Chris Christie and Ted Cruz at 5%, Rand Paul at 4%, and Rick Perry and Marco Rubio at 3%.

In South Carolina, PPP  has Bush in a statistical tie with Walker 19%-18%.  Carson and Graham tie for in third at 13%, Huckabee with 12%, the rest in single digits.

Quinnipiac has Walker at 25% among likely Iowa Republican caucus participants with 13% for Paul, 11 %each for Carson and Huckabee and 10 % for Jeb Bush. No other candidate is above 5% and 9% are undecided.  In a combination of first and second choices, Walker has 37%, with 21% percent for Paul, 20% for Bush, 19% for Carson and 18%  for Huckabee.

The Field Poll finds Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker at 18%, and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush at 16%, holding a small lead in California over a host of other Republican hopefuls who divide another 47% of the vote. About one in five likely GOP primary voters (19%) are undecided.


..................................First Choice Second Choice
1. Ted Cruz .................20% .............12%
2. Scott Walker ...........19 ................15
3. Jeb Bush ...................9 ................6
4. Ben Carson ...............9 ................13
5. Rick Perry ................8 ..................8
6. Mike Huckabee ........5 ..................7
7. Rand Paul .................4 ................7
8. Marco Rubio ............4 ..................7