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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Trump up big in Nevada, leads among likely Nevada Republican caucus participants by 26 points, CNN ORC poll, Feb. 10-15, 2016, land line and cell phone interviews-The Hill

Trump 45
Rubio 19
Cruz 17
Carson 7
Kasich 5
Bush 1 

Poll dates Feb. 10-15, 2016, 245 likely Nevada Republican caucus participants, interviews via land line and cell phone, error margin 6.5
2/17/16, "Trump up big in Nevada," The Hill, Bradford Richardson

Trump has 45 percent support, followed by 19 percent who said they are backing Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), 17 percent who are backing Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and 7 percent who are backing retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) comes in fifth, with 5 percent support, followed by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, with 1 percent support.

Forty-one percent of caucusgoers say they are still deciding who they will support in the race.

Trump is up in the poll by 7 points since October, while Rubio gained 12 points and Cruz 13.

The billionaire businessman is seen as the best candidate by overwhelming margins to handle the economy and curb illegal immigration, according to respondents.

He is also the favorite candidate in terms of foreign policy and on social issues like gay marriage and abortion.

Thirty-five percent of respondents said Trump best represents conservative values, compared to 22 percent for Cruz and 20 percent for Rubio.

The CNN/ORC poll surveyed 245 likely Republican caucus voters from Feb. 10-15. It has a margin of error of 6.5 percent."


From the poll:

p. 6, "Has the best chance of winning in the general election in November:"

Trump 56
Rubio 18
Cruz 16
Kasich 4
Carson 1


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