The latest Zogby poll of national GOP voters shows Donald J Trump with a commanding lead of 45% a full 32 points higher than second place Ted Cruz. Additionally an Arizona poll shows Donald Trump at 38% 22 points ahead – LINK –
(Via Zogby Analytics) […] Mr. Trump polls over 40% among men (49%) and women (41%), as well as Republicans (47%) and independents (49%), conservatives (46%) and moderates (45%). Mr. Cruz scores double digits among men (10%), women (16%), Republicans (15%), independents (10%), and conservative (15%).
We tested a series of three-way races and found Mr. Trump trouncing all of his rivals — 53% to 20% for Mr. Cruz, and 11% for Mr. Rubio; 57% to 23% for Mr. Cruz, and 8% for Mr. Christie; 57% to 23% for Mr. Cruz and 7% for Mr. Kasich; 55% to 25% for Mr. Cruz, and 10% for Mr. Bush.
In a series of head-to head matchups with individual challengers for the nomination, Mr. Trump led Mr. Cruz 59% to 29%, Mr. Rubio 64% to 27%, Mr. Bush 68% to 22%, Mr. Kasich 73% to 15%, and Mr. Christie 69% to 19%.
National polls may mean less right now – and often do – before the winnowing process begins in Iowa and New Hampshire and voters actually cast ballots. But, at least for now, Donald Trump has captured the imaginations of Republican likely voters nationwide. And his support looks wide and deep. He has defied the conventional wisdom at every turn – including a bold prediction that he will win Iowa. (read more)