Trump Leads Iowa GOP Field, Rubio Seen as Debate Winner: PollCatherine Traywick
Republican presidential contender Donald Trump is backed by 17% of likely Iowa GOP caucus voters, according to Suffolk University Poll.
- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker runs second with 12%, Sen. Marco Rubio at 10%, Sen. Ted Cruz and neurosurgeon Ben Carson tied at 9%
- Trump’s support lower among those who watched Aug. 6 Fox News debate; 55% of viewers polled said they were less comfortable with his candidacy
- 23% of viewers said Rubio was strongest debater, followed by Carson with 22%
- NOTE: 500 likely Iowa Republican caucus voters polled; margin of error +/-4.4ppt
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