Fiorina Surges To Second Place Among Republican Candidates In Poll

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Republican presidential candidate and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina surged to second place among her GOP rivals following the CNN debate Sept. 16, according to a CNN/ORC poll released Sunday.

Donald Trump still was in first place with 24 percent support. Fiorina had 15 percent support, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson had 14 percent and Marco Rubio had 11 percent.

The survey was conducted by ORC International for CNN.

The poll was conducted in phone interviews among 1,006 adult Americans from Sept. 17 to Sept. 19.

The margin of error was plus or minus 3 percentage points.

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