Q 1A: 81% Trump supporters firm
2/1/16, "February 1, 2016 - First-Timers Put Trump Ahead In Iowa GOP Caucus, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Sanders Needs First-Timers To Tie Clinton In Dem Caucus," Quinnipiac
"From January 25 - 31, Quinnipiac University surveyed 890 Iowa likely Republican Caucus participants with a margin of error of +/- 3.3 percentage points and 919 Iowa likely Democratic Caucus participants with a margin of error of +/- 3.2 percentage points. Live interviewers call land lines and cell phones."
Fueled by a big lead among first-time Iowa likely Republican Caucus participants, Donald Trump jumps to a 31 - 24 percent lead over Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida has 17 percent, with Dr. Ben Carson at 8 percent and no other candidate above 4 percent.
This compares to results of a January 26 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN- uh-pe-ack) University showing Trump at 31 percent, Cruz at 29 percent and Rubio at 13 percent....
"Trump holds his own, while Sen. Ted Cruz seems to lose momentum in this final Quinnipiac University poll, finished less than 24 hours before the caucuses begin. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is showing some last-minute strength, raising the longshot possibility he could challenge for second place," Brown added. Republican Caucus....
Trump tops Cruz 30 - 18 percent among those who list the economy and jobs as their top issue, and 50 - 21 percent among those who cite immigration."...