Who won Republican debate tonight, live blog: poll results for South Carolina GOP debate to be out soon
While Republican debate tonight in South Carolina is going to be fiery, Donald Trump, the winner of New Hampshire primary has seen his stock rise in the state. Latest polls suggest that the real estate mogul enjoys solid lead over his GOP rivals in South Carolina.
The latest poll numbers suggest that the billionaire businessman is leading his nearest rival by close to fifteen percent mark. Donald Trump is crushing the Republican field in South Carolina, more than doubling his closest competitor ahead of the primary on Feb. 20, according to a new poll.
The latest polls suggest that Trump is leading the pack with 34.5 percent support in the South Carolina House Republican Caucus poll. He is followed by Sen. Ted Cruz who got as much as 15.5 percent support, former Florida governor Jeb Bush with 13 percent support, and Sen. Marco Rubio with 12.5 percent support.
After New Hampshire primary win, another victory here in South Carolina will improve his momentum and make him look a lot formidable and real threat to Republican establishment candidates like Jeb Bush. Nonetheless the polls suggest that bush remains a threat as he is still getting good amount of support.
The analysis of the poll results show that Trump leads among Republicans of all ideological stripes, winning pluralities of self-identified conservatives, moderates, independents and libertarians. He also narrowly edges Cruz among those who say they are in the Tea Party by a 37 to 36 margin. The state is expected to be a crucial stop in the Republican primary process, with Trump still riding high after his resounding win in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. Should he post another strong win in South Carolina, his march to the nomination might be hard to stop.
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