GOP Polls for Jan. 14: State of the Race in Iowa & New Hampshire

The Rest of the Country

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Marco Rubio, seen here in South Carolina, remains the betting co-favorite.

A new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released Thursday shows Trump with a 13-point national lead over Cruz at 33 percent to 20 percent, with Rubio at 13 and Ben Carson at 12 percent. These numbers are a bit below Trump’s RealClearPolitics averages, which show a 34.5 percent share and a 15.2-point lead over Cruz’s 19.3 percent, with Rubio at 11.8 and Carson at 9.

National Polling Averages (According to RealClearPolitics)

  • Donald Trump: 34.55%
  • Ted Cruz: 19.3%
  • Marco Rubio: 11.8%
  • Ben Carson: 9%
  • In PredictWise’s aggregation of the betting markets, Trump remains even with longtime leader Rubio, each taking 33 percent. Cruz continues his slide, falling from 22 to 20 percent. Bush holds at 10, and Christie rounds out the board at 3 percent.

    News of the Day

  • Trump told MSNBC he was “very angry” with South Carolina governor Nikki Haley following comments directed at him in her State of the Union response.
  • The Republican candidates will appear in the first debate of 2016 on Fox Business Channel, with the main stage debate beginning at 9 p.m.

  • GOP Primary & Debate Schedule

    Debate Schedule

    Iowa: January 28, Fox News

    New Hampshire: February 6, ABC News

    South Carolina: February 13, CBS

    Texas: February 26, NBC/Telemundo/National Review

    Location TBD: March 2016, Fox News

    Florida: Date TBD, CNN/Salem Radio

    Primary Schedule
    Iowa: February 1

    New Hampshire: February 9

    South Carolina: February 20

    Nevada: February 23

    Super Tuesday (Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oklahoma,
    Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Wyoming): March 1

    Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine: March 5

    Puerto Rico: March 6

    Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi: March 8

    Guam, Washington, D.C.: March 12

    Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio: March 15

    Virgin Islands: March 19

    American Samoa, Arizona, Utah: March 22

    Wisconsin: April 5

    New York: April 19

    Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island: April 26

    Indiana: May 3

    Nebraska, West Virginia: May 10

    Oregon: May 17

    Washington: May 24

    California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, South Dakota: June 7

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