Wisc. Gov. Scott Walker has expanded his early lead in Iowa, while former Fla. Gov. Jeb Bush continues to face headwinds and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., shows upside potential in the state that hosts the first 2016 presidential nomination balloting.
- Walker backed by 17% of likely Republican caucus participants according to Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines Register Iowa Poll; Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., Ben Carson at 10%; Bush, former Ark. Gov Mike Huckabee at 9%; Rubio, former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Penn., at 6%
- Walked was atop previous poll, in Jan., with 15%
- “Scott Walker’s momentum puts him solidly in first place,” says J. Ann Selzer, president of West Des Moines-based Selzer & Co., which conducted the poll
- “For the time being, he’s doing the right things to make the right first impression”
- NOTE: Poll 402 likely caucusgoers conducted May 25-29; margin of error +/- 4.9 ppts
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