Trump in Lead, Carson 2nd in Iowa GOP Race: CNN/ORC Poll

Donald Trump tops Republican presidential field in Iowa with 22% support, followed by Ben Carson with 14% and Scott Walker with 9%, according to CNN/ORC poll.

  • Ted Cruz next with 8%; Carly Fiorina and Mike Huckabee are tied with 7%; Jeb Bush, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio all have 5% support
    • Rest of field has 3% or less
  • NOTE: Survey is first by CNN/ORC of GOP contest in Iowa; Monmouth poll taken before Aug. 6 Fox News debate had Walker in 1st, Trump in 2nd
  • NOTE: Poll of 544 likely Republican voters taken Aug. 7-11 has +/- 4ppts margin of error