Trump Widens Lead In Latest Poll Out Of New Hampshire

PA Wire/PA Images

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pulled further ahead from the other candidates seeking the party’s nomination in a poll released Tuesday that surveyed likely GOP primary voters in New Hampshire.

The CNN/WMUR poll was conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center.

Trump had the support of 32 percent of likely GOP primary voters, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) had 14 percent, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had 9 percent.

In September, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina fell to second place, with 16 percent of voters supporting her. Fiorina has the support of 5 percent of voters in the latest poll. Since the September survey, Trump has gained six points and Rubio has gained five points.

The poll surveyed 402 likely Republican primary voters for the poll from Nov. 30 to Dec. 7 by telephone. The margin of error was plus or minus 4.9 percentage points.