Carson, Trump Tie for Top Spot in Iowa: Monmouth University Poll

Ben Carson, Donald Trump at 23% each show “most Iowa Republicans prefer someone without a traditional political pedigree,” according to Monmouth University Poll.

  • Results mark first time since July 26 that poll in first four nominating states has shown Trump without nominal lead
  • Carly Fiorina 10%, Ted Cruz 9%, Scott Walker 7%, Jeb Bush 5%
  • John Kasich, Marco Rubio 4%, Rand Paul 3%, Mike Huckabee,Rick Santorum 2%
  • NOTE: Aug. 27-30 phone poll of 405 Iowans likely to attend Republican presidential caucuses has error margin of +/-4.9ppts

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