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Friday, December 11, 2015

Trump up 4 points in New Hampshire in WBUR poll, Dec. 6-8, 2015, at 27 is more than double nearest in Republican field. Telephone interviews of 402 likely New Hampshire GOP primary voters

Trump 27
Christie 12
Rubio 11
Cruz 10
Bush 8
Kasich 7
Carson 6
Fiorina 3
Paul 2
Huckabee 1 

12/6-8, 2015, landline and cell phone interviews, 402 likely NH Republican primary voters, 4.9 error margin. WBUR poll
 
12/11/15, "Poll: Trump unscathed in NH as Christie climbs," The Hill, Mark Hensch

"GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump's support is rising in New Hampshire despite his controversial call for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S., according a poll out Friday.

The 90.9 WBUR survey finds Trump with 27 percent support among GOP primary voters, 15 points above New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who has climbed 6 percent in the last month to claim second place in New Hampshire.

Trump is up 4 points from the same poll in November, marking his best showing in the Granite State yet.

Trump's showing follows his suggestion that the U.S. temporarily halt admitting Muslims to the homeland on Monday. He argued that the drastic measure is necessary for preventing radical Islamic terrorism on American soil.

Multiple lawmakers from both political parties have since condemned Trump's suggestion as both impractical and unconstitutional.

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) ranks third with 11 percent, while Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is a close fourth with 10 percent of his own.

Former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-) completes the GOP's current top five in New Hampshire, netting 8 percent there.

Friday's poll found that New Hampshire's likely GOP presidential primary voters view the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as the nation's most dangerous threat.

About 87 percent view ISIS as a significant menace, the highest of any option WBUR sampled among that demographic.

Another 11 percent think the terrorist group is at least a minor concern, leaving nearly the entire sample worried about its existence.

Pollsters additionally found that Granite State Republicans are excited about political outsiders like Trump heading into 2016. They discovered that 46 percent want a president next year from "somewhat outside" the political establishment.

90.9 WBUR conducted its latest sampling of 402 likely GOP presidential primary voters in New Hampshire via cell and landline telephone interviews from Dec. 6-8. It has a 4.9 percent margin of error at the 95 percent confidence level."

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From page 6 of WBUR poll:

"Party registration: 65% Republican, 35% Independent"

"Education

High school or less: 18
Some college, no degree: 28
College graduate, BA/BS: 29
Advanced degree: 24"...

"About the poll"
 
"The poll was sponsored by WBUR, a National Public Radio station in the Boston area."

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Donald Trump's 12/7/15 press release about protecting American lives that The Hill describes as "controversial":

12/7/15, "Donald J. Trump Statement on Preventing Muslim Immigration," New York, NY

"Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on. According to Pew Research, among others, there is great hatred towards Americans by large segments of the Muslim population. Most recently, a poll from the Center for Security Policy released data showing "25% of those polled agreed that violence against Americans here in the United States is justified as a part of the global jihad" and 51% of those polled, "agreed that Muslims in America should have the choice of being governed according to Shariah." Shariah authorizes such atrocities as murder against non-believers who won't convert, beheadings and more unthinkable acts that pose great harm to Americans, especially women.

Mr. Trump stated, "Without looking at the various polling data, it is obvious to anybody the hatred is beyond comprehension. Where this hatred comes from and why we will have to determine. Until we are able to determine and understand this problem and the dangerous threat it poses, our country cannot be the victims of horrendous attacks by people that believe only in Jihad, and have no sense of reason or respect for human life. If I win the election for President, we are going to Make America Great Again." - Donald J. Trump"

 


 
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