2016 – Polls, polls, and more polls

2016 – Polls, polls, and more polls

Two new NBC/Marist polls show Donald Trump continues to sit dominate the current GOP nominating process for 2016 presidential nominee.

In New Hampshire, Trump beats second placer Jeb Bush by 7 points.

Donald Trump – 21%
Jeb Bush – 14%
Scott Walker – 12%
John Kasich – 7%
Chris Christie – 6%
Ben Carson – 6%
Marco Rubio – 5%
Ted Cruz – 5%

Recently announced Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker leads in Iowa, but with Trump only 2 points behind him.

Scott Walker – 19%
Donald Trump – 17%
Jeb Bush – 12%
Ben Carson – 8%
Mike Huckabee – 7%
Rand Paul – 5%

Additionally, a new CNN/ORC poll shows 52% of Republicans want Donald Trump to stay in the race for the GOP nomination. Thirty-three percent want Trump to drop out, and 15% would like to see him make an independent run for president in 2016.

Over on the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton continues strong leads in both states, although Sen. Bernie Sanders has gained some ground in New Hampshire.

In Iowa, Hillary holds strong with a 29 point lead over Sanders.

Hillary Clinton – 55%
Bernie Sanders – 26%
Martin O’Malley – 4%
Jim Webb – 2%

In New Hampshire, Sanders fares better (Sanders currently serves as U.S. senator from neighboring Vermont) but Hillary stays in the lead.

Hillary Clinton – 47%
Bernie Sanders – 34%
Martin O’Malley – 5%
Lincoln Chaffee – 2%