Donald Trump Solidifies Lead In CBS/NYT Poll Of Primary Voters

El aspirante presidencial republicano Donald Trump saluda a partidarios durante un acto de campaña en Mt. Pleasant, South Carooina, el lunes, 7 de diciembre del 2015. (Foto AP/Mic Smith)
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Real estate mogul Donald Trump solidified his lead as the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination in a CBS/NYT poll released Thursday morning.

Trump polled at 35 percent among Republican primary voters, which is a 13-point jump from his standing in the poll in mid-October.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) rose to second place with 16 percent support. He previously polled at the bottom of a crowded field with 4 percent.

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who led the poll at 26 percent in October, fell to third place with 13 percent.

No other candidates polled in double digits, but nearly two-thirds of Republican primary voters said it’s “too early” to be firm in their choice.

The poll was conducted among national registered voters, 431 of whom were Republican primary voters, from Dec. 4-8. The margin of error for Republican voters was 6 percentage points.

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  1. Trump polled at 35 percent among Republican primary voters.
    The poll was conducted among national registered voters, 431 of whom were Republican primary voters, from Dec. 4-8. The margin of error for Republican voters was 6 percentage points.

    Well, if nothing else we know for sure somewhere in the country there are 151 people that are certified idiots.
  2. Trump = 35
    Cruz = 16
    Carson =13

    64% of the GOP Primary Voter. Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Ben Carson collectively represent a pretty large majority of the base of the GOP. How sad. On many levels, how scary and deranged.

  3. Trump is indeed a “unifier” – he has unified bigots from all walks of life to march under his fascist banner.

  4. Please let this shitstain of a human be the GOP nominee in 2016. I truly believe that an ignominious landslide defeat is the only way of bringing the GOP back into the realm of reality, if it isnt’ already too late.

  5. Drunks and addicts have dozens of epiphanies throughout their life, only to die of their disease anyway. The GOP won’t put down the needle; hate, fear and bigotry are too intoxicating a brew for them to resist.

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