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Super Tuesday Polls 2016: Republican SEC Primary States, Dates and All You Need to Know

Super Tuesday Polls 2016: Republican SEC Primary States, Dates and All You Need to Know

Super Tuesday Polls 2016: Republican SEC Primary States, Dates and All You Need to Know

Donald Trump’s brisk walk seems to be turning into sprinting as his opponents fail to come out with major challenge before him. Many had thought that with Jeb Bush pulling out of the presidential race, Republicans backing him will unite behind Ben Carson.

Nonetheless it doesn’t seem to be true. On the contrary Donald Trump’s assertion that any opponent leaving the race means more supporters for him, seems to be backed by some sort of truth. He believes that his opponents’ supporters will not flock around anyone else, but will come with him.

Even less than great performance last night on CNN in the tenth Republican debate, he is destined to be the biggest beneficiary in the forthcoming Super Tuesday. Hundreds of delegates are on offer and he is expected to bag the largest number of delegates, leaving behind his opponents on the margins.

In the meantime following the Nevada Republican caucuses, the biggest upcoming date on the Republican presidential election calendar is March 1, also known as Super Tuesday or the SEC primary. That’s when the GOP will hold 12 nominating contests, the majority of them in the South.

On the other hand it is being said that there’s not a whole lot of reliable Super Tuesday polling data for either party, for two reasons. One is that pollsters have paid fairly little attention to any of the Super Tuesday states, instead focusing their resources on Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina. The other is that Super Tuesday is 10 days away, and that’s a relative lifetime in the fast-moving world of primary campaigns. It’s too early to know with any degree of certainty, for instance, how Jeb Bush’s withdrawal from the race will impact polling going forward.

While Marco Rubio is hoping that his votes will get transferred to him, Donald Trump has said it loud and clear that he will get votes whoever leaves the presidential race. While there are some Super Tuesday states where some polling has been done, in others, there hasn’t been a single public poll since before the February 1 Iowa caucus.

Alabama: News5/Strategy Poll

The latest News5/Strategy poll was conducted February 15. It has a margin of error of 2 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Donald Trump 38%
Ted Cruz 17%
Marco Rubio 14%
Jeb Bush 14%
Ben Carson 10%
John Kasich 7%

Arkansas: Talk Business/Hendrix College Poll

The latest Talk Business/Hendrix College poll was conducted February 4. It has a margin of error of 3.3 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Ted Cruz 27%
Marco Rubio 23%
Donald Trump 23%
Ben Carson 11%
John Kasich 4%
Carly Fiorina 4%
Jeb Bush 1%
Chris Christie 1%

Georgia: WSB/Landmark Poll

The WSB TV poll was conducted February 4. The poll has a margin of error of 4.4 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Donald Trump 27%
Marco Rubio 18%
Ted Cruz 18%
Ben Carson 8%
John Kasich 4%
Chris Christie 4%
Jeb Bush 3%
Carly Fiorina 2%

Massachusetts: Emerson College Poll

Emerson College tweeted its latest Massachusetts poll results Sunday night. We’ll have a link to the full poll when it’s available.

CANDIDATE POLL%
Donald Trump 50%
Marco Rubio 16%
John Kasich 13%
Ted Cruz 10%
Ben Carson 2%

Oklahoma: Sooner Poll

The latest Sooner poll was conducted February 6-9. It has a margin of error of 4.8 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Donald Trump 30%
Ted Cruz 25%
Marco Rubio 21%
Ben Carson 6%
Jeb Bush 5%
John Kasich 3%

Texas: University of Texas & Texas Tribute Poll

The latest UT/TT poll was conducted February 12-19. It has a margin of error of 3.48 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Ted Cruz 37%
Donald Trump 29%
Marco Rubio 15%
Jeb Bush 6%
John Kasich 5%
Ben Carson 4%

Virginia: Christopher Newport University Poll

Christopher Newport University conducted a Virginia GOP poll February 3-14. The poll has a margin of error of 5.6 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Donald Trump 28%
Marco Rubio 22%
Ted Cruz 19%
John Kasich 7%
Ben Carson 7%
Jeb Bush 4%

Vermont: Vermont Public Radio Poll

The latest Vermont Public Radio poll was conducted February 3-17. It has a margin of error of 3.27 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Donald Trump 32.4%
Marco Rubio 16.9%
Ted Cruz 10.5%
John Kasich 10%
Jeb Bush 7.7%
Ben Carson 3.1%
Chris Christie 2.4%
Carly Fiorina 1%
Rick Santorum 0.6%

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