Cruz takes lead in Iowa

Lets see if Trump goes on the attack. H/T Right Scoop

POLITICO – Stoked by evangelical and tea-party support, Ted Cruz has surged to first place in Iowa, according to the results of a Monmouth University poll released Monday surveying voters likely to participate in the Republican caucus on Feb. 1.

Cruz earned 24 percent of support among likely caucus-goers, with 19 percent opting for Donald Trump, whose polling advantage in the state has dwindled in recent weeks. In a Quinnipiac University survey conducted in mid-November, Trump held a slim 25 percent to 23 percent advantage over Cruz, while retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson finished with 18 percent.

In this survey, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio finished third with 17 percent, followed by 13 percent for Carson (a 19-point drop from October), 6 percent for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, 4 percent for Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, 3 percent for former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina and 2 percent for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. All other candidates finished with 1 percent or less support, with 4 percent undecided and 1 percent describing themselves as “uncommitted.”

Have I mentioned I am endorsing Ted Cruz?

2 thoughts on “Cruz takes lead in Iowa”

  1. I have a thought; that Trump was just a plant. He was planted to show how far “right” the country could go. That is disturbing to the multitudes and the Repubs. I had a feeling the main stream repubs would start their advance with “their” guy. Cruz looks sane compared to Trump. He doesn’t look so scary.

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