Archive for the ‘ Polls ’ Category

The Hill: Poll: Over 4 in 10 back Trump nationwide

Donald Trump

44%

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The Hill

By Mark Hensch
February 12, 2016 – 07:54 am

Donald Trump has more than double the voter support of any other Republican White House hopeful nationwide, according to a new poll.

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InlandPolitics: Finally someone tries to call out the media oracles

Crystal Ball

Thursday, February 11, 2016 – 09:30 a.m.

Finally someone has made a cogent attempt at calling out the media idiots that believe they have the power to predict and, more importantly, influence voter preference.

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InlandPolitics: GOP Polls: Donald Trump expands lead in New Hampshire

Polling

Sunday, February 7, 2016 – 01:30 p.m.

Five fresh polls out of the state of New Hampshire released on Sunday Morning give a better indication on voter preference in the state.

The news was good for front-runner Donald J. Trump.

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The Hill: Poll: Sanders nearly tied with Clinton nationwide

Bernie Sanders

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The Hill

By Bradford Richardson
February 05, 2016, 08:17 am

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has dramatically cut into the nationwide lead of primary rival Hillary Clinton, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.

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InlandPolitics: It couldn’t get here soon enough — Finally the Iowa Caucus

Election 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016 – 09:00 a.m.

The Iowa Caucus is finally here.

Thank God!

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InlandPolitics: The Big Mo! – Trump juggernaut continues

Polls

Tuesday, January 26, 2015 – 01:30 p.m.

The Trump train has left the station and it’s gaining steam.

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InlandPolitics: Sunday polling dump has Trump up big in all early voting states

Donald Trump

New polling data suggests that Billionaire GOP Presidential Candidate Donald J. Trump is building new momentum in early voting states, including Iowa.

Sunday, January 24, 2016 – 10:30 a.m.

A large polling data release on Sunday morning has GOP Front-runner Donald Trump fully in the lead in all early voting states.

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InlandPolitics: New ‘uber conservative’ attack on Donald Trump is rich

Panic Button

Friday, January 21, 2016 – 10:00 a.m.

The attack on GOP Front-runner Donald Trump by the editor’s of the National Review is, well, to be blunt, quite rich to say the least.

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InlandPolitics: Donald Trump maintains polling advantage

Polling

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 – 08:00 a.m.

In less than two weeks the presidential primary cycle will commence and GOP front-runner Donald Trump has maintained or expanded his lead in the polls.

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The Sacramento Bee: Field Poll: Californians split on death penalty

Field Poll

Capitol Alert
By David Siders
dsiders@sacbee.com
January 14, 2016 4:01 PM

  • Even divide over whether to speed up executions or repeal capital punishment
  • Growing proportion of voters favor replacing death penalty with life in prison
  • Issue divides along sharply partisan lines

In an ongoing shift in public opinion about the death penalty in California, the number of state voters who favor doing away with capital punishment has grown to virtually the same size as those seeking to speed up the execution process, according to a new poll.

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Hoover Institution

By Jessica Calefati
jcalefati@bayareanewsgroup.com
Updated: 01/15/2016 – 06:54:32 AM PST

SACRAMENTO — When Gov. Jerry Brown delivers his annual State of the State address next week, he’s expected to cheer California’s good financial fortune, continue to hail the bullet train and stress the need to tackle climate change before it’s too late.

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Politico: Donald Trump’s big tent

Donald Trump

Every one of 10 recent Iowa, New Hampshire, and national polls of Republicans shows Trump with more male support than female support. | Getty

–The GOP should stop fooling itself. Trump is reaching more than just undereducated, angry white men.–

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Politico

By Scott Bland
01/08/16 – 06:35 AM EST

Republicans explain away their unwelcome poll-leader by dismissing his supporters as a loud but narrow network of angry white men and celebrity chasers.

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Field Poll

Capitol Alert
By Christopher Cadelago
ccadelago@sacbee.com
January 6, 2016 4:01 PM

  • Two Democrats still hold top-two places
  • Twice as many GOP voters remain undecided
  • Harris does well with liberals, while Sanchez leads among Latinos

Attorney General Kamala Harris and Rep. Loretta Sanchez continue to lead the contest to succeed U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, but the all-Democratic dynamic could change once more Republican voters begin engaging in the race, according to the new Field Poll.

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InlandPolitics: In 2016, it’s still all Donald Trump, all the time

Polls

Tuesday, January 5, 2015 – 01:00 p.m.

It’s January 2016, and it’s still Donald Trump firmly in command.

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Rasmussen Reports: Clinton vs. Trump: Still A Dead Heat

Rasmussen Reports

Monday, December 28, 2015

Presidential frontrunners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump remain all tied up in a hypothetical matchup heading into 2016.

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InlandPolitics: GOP Primary — Recent poll an outlier

Donald Trump

Billionaire Businessman and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump has skyrocketed in recent national polling numbers.

Saturday, December 26, 2015 – 01:00 p.m.

You have to hand it to the so-called mainstream media, and cable network news for that matter.

Anytime a national presidential primary poll emerges showing Donald Trump declining, and anyone else ascending, and I mean anyone; Three groups, 1.) the mainstream media; 2.) the so-called establishment and finally, 3.) the political pundits, all ooze with glee.

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The Hill: It’s a very Trump Christmas

The Hill

By Lisa Hagen
12/24/15 – 06:00 AM EST

Donald Trump may be getting the best gift of all this holiday season, as he enters 2016 firmly on top in the Republican race for the White House.

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CNN Politics: Trump dominates GOP field heading into 2016

CNN

By Jennifer Agiesta, CNN Polling Director
Wed December 23, 2015 | Updated 6:25 AM ET

  • Donald Trump has been a constant atop the polls since his ascent to the lead in July
  • This new poll marks the first time Ted Cruz stands significantly apart from the other candidates vying for the nomination

Washington (CNN) — Donald Trump seems set to end 2015 as the dominant force in the race for next year’s Republican nomination for president, with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz now a clear — yet distant — second after a strong debate performance, a new CNN/ORC poll released on Wednesday has found.

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InlandPolitics: Graham departure drops GOP field to 13

Fallen Chess Piece

Monday, December 21, 2015 – 10:00 a.m.

South Carolina U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham has dropped out of the GOP presidential nominating contest.

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Donald Trump

Donald Trump speaks at the Republican Party of Iowa’s Lincoln Dinner in Des Moines on May 16. (Scott Olson / Getty Images)

David Lauter
December 20, 2015

Donald Trump leads the GOP presidential field in polls of Republican voters nationally and in most early-voting states, but some polls may actually be understating his support, according to a new study.

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Politico: Trump hits a new high in national poll

Donald Trump

The billionaire businessman surges to 41 percent after releasing proposal to ban all Muslims from entering the U.S.

Politico

By Nick Gass
12/14/15 – 12:00 PM EST
Updated 12/14/15 – 12:48 PM EST

Donald Trump just got a little more vault in his ceiling. Nationwide, the polling-obsessed Manhattan multi-billionaire and leading Republican presidential candidate broke into the 40s on Monday.

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InlandPolitics: GOP Primary: New flavor of the month — Ted Cruz

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas gestures as he takes questions from members of the media during a news conference with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, about the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S., during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Texas U.S. Senator Ted Cruz is the new leader in the latest Iowa polling.

Sunday, December 13, 2015 – 03:00 p.m.

The media, political class, political establishment is all lathered-up again over the new GOP flavor of the month in Iowa.

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The San Diego Union Tribune: Poll: Trump’s statements on Muslims

Donald Trump

U.S. Republican presidential hopeful, Donald Trump. (EFE/File)

By Beto Alvarez | 11:26 a.m. Dec. 9, 2015

  • A slight majority of 500 San Diego residents polled strongly or somewhat agreed with Donald Trump’s statements on Muslims

San Diego Union-Tribune/10News poll, conducted by SurveyUSA, has a margin of error of +/– 3.2 to 4.5 percentage points. A look at the results:

To read poll in The San Diego Union-Tribune, click here.

InlandPolitics: What do the U.S. and France have in common?

Donald Trump

French far-right National Front (FN) member of parliament Marion Marechal Le Pen poses on January 14, 2014 in Paris. AFP PHOTO / JOEL SAGET (Photo credit should read JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Donald Trump and Marion Maréchal-Le Pen are shaking up politics in their respective countries.

Sunday, December 6, 2015 – 09:00 a.m.

I know it may sound weird. But the U.S. and France have something in common right now.

Politically that is.

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Donald Trump

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the Republican Jewish Coalition at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center on Thursday in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Wall Street Journal

By Aaron Zitner and Dante Chinni
Dec. 4, 2015 – 6:38 p.m. ET

  • Celebrity businessman appeals to nonreligious voters who don’t believe politicians can get U.S. back on track

Donald Trump has built his leading position in the Republican primary race by bringing together an underappreciated segment of the GOP—blue-collar voters who aren’t especially animated by social issues—and who may be setting the stage for an unusual, three-person sprint to the nomination.

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InlandPolitics: Trump widens lead in latest national poll

Quinnipiac University

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 – 08:30 a.m.

Billionaire Businessman Donald Trump has widened his lead in the race for the republican nomination for President of the United States.

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The Hill: GOP donors wrestle with possibility of Trump nomination

The Hill

By Jonathan Swan
November 29, 2015, 07:00 am

When asked who he would vote for if the presidential race comes down to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the former mayor of Los Angeles and a longtime Republican establishment figure, Dick Riordan, says: “I would probably go find a deserted island.”

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The Hill: GOP in panic over Trump

Donald Trump

Getty Images

The Hill

By Niall Stanage
11/27/15 – 06:00 AM EST

The Republican establishment is nearing full-blown panic about Donald Trump.

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InlandPolitics: Donald Trump’s simplistic effective campaign message

Chess Board

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 – 08:00 a.m.

Billionaire GOP Presidential Candidate Donald Trump continues to defy the self-proclaimed political establishment experts.

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InlandPolitics: Trump moves higher in polls, Rubio new flavor of the month

Donald Trump

Monday, November 23, 2015 – 09:30 a.m.

Billionaire Candidate Donald Trump has, once again, resumed in ascent in new polling.

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The Wall Street Journal: Trump Rides a Blue-Collar Wave

Donald Trump

Fifty-five percent of his supporters are white working-class.

By William A. Galston
Nov. 17, 2015 – 6:34 p.m. ET

The biggest surprise of the presidential election so far is the emergence and persistent strength of Donald Trump. Although Ben Carson is remarkable in many respects, he is the latest iteration of a familiar figure in Republican primary campaigns: the favored candidate of conservative evangelicals.

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Los Angeles Times: Three key areas that give Republicans trouble in California

Donald Trump

Donald Trump; the hard line he and other GOP presidential candidates are taking on immigration does not bode well for the party’s chances in California.

Cathleen Decker
November 14, 2015

As Donald Trump and other Republicans talked tough on illegal immigration during last week’s presidential debate, an exasperated Jeb Bush noted that Hillary Clinton’s campaign aides were, right then, exchanging high-fives.

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Reuters: Trump surges among likely Republican primary voters: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Reuters

Politics | Fri Nov 13, 2015 – 4:35pm EST
WASHINGTON | By James Oliphant

After a week in which he hosted Saturday Night Live and stood center-stage at a Republican debate, Donald Trump is surging among Republicans likely to cast votes in the party’s presidential primary.

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InlandPolitics: Donald Trump moves higher in average of national polls

Polling

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 – 09:30 a.m.

Establishment efforts to derail GOP candidate Donald Trump appear to be having the opposite effect.

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InlandPolitics: Trump: You can add Connecticut and Virginia to the list

Polls

Thursday, October 15, 2015 – 09:15 a.m.

We’ve been talking about how national polling in the GOP presidential primary contest is somewhat irrelevant at this early stage, and it is.

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The Sacramento Bee: Californians like Jerry Brown, but not for president

Field Poll

Jerry Brown receives high marks from California Democrats for his job as governor, but nearly half say they don’t want him to run for president.

Capitol Alert
By David Siders
dsiders@sacbee.com
October 11, 2015

  • Democratic voters oppose governor getting into race 48 percent to 39 percent
  • Brown has repeatedly said he is not running for president
  • There is precedent for in-state voters opposing their governor running

Jerry Brown isn’t running for president. If he were, he’d have this humbling incongruity to consider: While California Democrats overwhelmingly approve of the job Brown is doing as governor, they don’t tend to see him as presidential material.

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InlandPolitics: GOP Poll Recap: Trump lead inches upward, state leads grow in number

Polling

Saturday, October 10, 2015 – 12:00 p.m.

The latest political obituary of Billionaire GOP Presidential Donald Trump, written by the establishment-leaning media and pundit corps, would appear to be, once again, premature.

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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivers remarks at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's 38th annual Awards Gala in Washington October 8, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivers remarks at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 38th annual Awards Gala in Washington October 8, 2015. Reuters/Yuri Gripas

By Alana Wise | Reuters
October 9, 2015

(Reuters) – Just days before she will take the stage in the first Democratic debate, Hillary Clinton’s lead over rival Bernie Sanders has narrowed, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

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Field Poll

Capitol Alert
By Christopher Cadelago
ccadelago@sacbee.com
October 8, 2015

  • Poll shows general election voters could choose between two Democrats
  • It’s early: 34 percent of likely voters remain undecided

Two Democrats – state Attorney General Kamala Harris and Rep. Loretta Sanchez – hold the top two spots in the contest to replace U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, according to a new Field Poll.

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The Sacramento Bee: Trump, Carson, Fiorina lead poll in California

Field Poll

Capitol Alert
By David Siders
dsiders@sacbee.com
October 7, 2015

  • Political outsiders top field of Republican candidates for president
  • Field Poll illustrates tumult of primary campaign

Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina have surged in California, joining Donald Trump atop a crowded field of Republican presidential candidates in this late-voting but major donor state, according to a new poll.

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Polling

Sunday, October 4, 2015 – 09:00 a.m.

We have are first example of just how much national political polls are meaningless at this point, other than to show basic trend. We can also see just how divergent they can be.

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InlandPolitics: GOP Primary: Latest polling recap

Polls

Saturday, October 3, 2015 – 09:00 a.m.

Polls galore have been hitting the wire in the past ten days.

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Lou Desmond

Thursday, October 1, 2015 – 05:00 p.m.

The Lou Desmond and Company Show is broadcasting from the Toyota of San Bernardino Recording Studios!

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PPIC

Capitol Alert
By Christopher Cadelago
ccadelago@sacbee.com
September 30, 2015

  • Nearly half of likely voters want to extend Proposition 30 tax increases
  • Cigarette taxes favored by majority of voters
  • Broad support for shifting public employees to 401(k)-style plans

A new poll finds that nearly half of likely California voters favor temporarily extending Proposition 30’s sales and income tax hikes, but support falls to just 32 percent when asked if they should be made permanent.

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CNBC Logo

By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Sept. 30, 2015 | 5:19 p.m. EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — CNBC announced debate criteria Wednesday that could narrow the crowded field of Republican presidential hopefuls.

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InlandPolitics: The poll roundup — Trump still ahead of pack

Polls

Thursday, September 24, 2015 – 09:00 a.m.

The second GOP presidential primary debate is over and post-debate polling has been non-stop.

Here’s the latest rundown.

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Morning Consult: Poll: Trump Leads, Clinton Under 50

WASHINGTON - JANUARY 13: U.S. Secretary of State Nominee and incumbent U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill January 13, 2009 in Washington, DC. Clinton was tapped by President-elect Barack Obama to lead the State Department after he defeated her in the Democatic primaries last year. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Morning Consult

Reid Wilson | September 22, 2015

A strong performance in last week’s Republican presidential debate has raised former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina’s public profile, but not nearly enough to cut into real estate mogul Donald Trump’s lead over the rest of the GOP field.

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Joe Biden+Hillary Clinton

Vice President Joe Biden talks with then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as President Barack Obama hosts a meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Oval Office on Dec. 7, 2009. (Photographer: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Politics

Margaret Talev and Arit John
September 23, 2015 — 3:00 AM PDT

  • As Hillary Clinton’s ratings tumble, nearly half of those surveyed say they want the vice president in the race.

One quarter of Americans who are registered Democrats or lean that way say Vice President Joe Biden is now their top choice for president. The findings of a national Bloomberg Politics poll released Wednesday represent a notable achievement for an as-yet undeclared candidate, suggest concerns about Hillary Clinton’s candidacy, and raise the prospect of a competitive three-way race for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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CNN Politics: Poll: Clinton’s lead over Sanders grows

CNN

By Eric Bradner, CNN
Monday, September 21, 2015 | Updated 8:21 AM ET

Hillary Clinton bouncing back in new poll
  • Hillary Clinton’s lead in the Democratic primary has expanded to 18 percentage points nationally
  • If Joe Biden doesn’t enter the race, Clinton’s lead would grow to nearly 2-to-1 over Bernie Sanders

Washington (CNN) — Hillary Clinton’s lead in the Democratic presidential primary race has grown — and if Vice President Joe Biden decides to stay out of the race, her numbers would rise even higher, a new CNN/ORC poll shows.

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NBC: Carly Fiorina Won GOP Debate, but Trump Still Leads: NBC Online Survey

NBC

By John Lapinski and Allison Kopicki
September 20, 2015

More than a third of Republican voters say that Carly Fiorina performed best in the Wednesday night debate on CNN. But debate performances don’t translate into vote preference overnight, and Donald Trump maintains his position at the top of the Republican pack, according to the latest NBC News online survey conducted by SurveyMonkey from Wednesday through Friday.

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InlandPolitics: GOP establishment: Donald Trump is dead again!

Donald Trump

Saturday, September 19, 2015 – 09:30 a.m.

Newsflash from the GOP establishment and pundit corp: Donald Trump’s finished!

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InlandPolitics: In polling barrage, Donald Trump hits 33%

Polls

Monday, September 14, 2015 – 09:00 a.m.

A barrage of just-released battleground and national polling has GOP front-runner Donald Trump and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton commanding strong leads nationally.

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Loretta Sanchez+Kamala Harris

Rep. Loretta Sanchez, left, and California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris. (Associated Press)

By Michael Finnegan
September 14, 2015

State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris is holding her lead in the race to succeed Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate, but strong support among Latinos has enabled Rep. Loretta Sanchez of Orange County to establish herself as a serious rival, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll.

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Donald Trump

A new poll indicates California Republicans who favor Donald Trump are largely motivated by opposition to illegal immigration. (Olivier Douliery / Abaca Press)

By Cathleen Decker
September 13, 2015

Fueled by derision for politics as usual, Donald Trump has vaulted to the top of the Republican race for president among California voters, a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll has found.

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InlandPolitics: GOP Nomination: One down – Many to go!

Rick Perry

Perry

Saturday, September 12, 2015 – 09:30 a.m.

The first in a field of seventeen republican presidential candidates has dropped out.

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InlandPolitics: Trump expands lead again

CNN-ORC

Thursday, September 10, 2015 – 09:00 a.m.

Billionaire GOP Front-runner Donald Trump continues his juggernaut this week in new polls released by two organizations.

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InlandPolitics: Trump taking lead in more early state polling

Hearts

Sunday, September 6, 2015 – 10:00 a.m.

Tomorrow is Labor day. Not the Fourth of July.

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The Hill: Poll: Trump beats Hillary head-to-head

Donald Trump+Hillary Clinton

(Courtesy Getty Images)

The Hill

By Elliot Smilowitz
September 04, 2015 – 08:13 pm

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump leads Democrat Hillary Clinton head-to-head, according to a new poll released Friday.

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The Hill: Trump hits 30 percent in new poll

The Hill

By Jonathan Easley
September 03, 2015 – 12:13 pm

Donald Trump has reached a new high in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

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The Washington Post: Iowa poll finds Trump and Carson surging as Walker collapses

GOP Debate

Fellow Republican 2016 U.S. presidential candidates Dr. Ben Carson (L), Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (2nd L) and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (R) laugh as fellow candidate and businessman Donald Trump (2nd R) reacts near the end of the debate after realizing that a slew of criticisms spoken by fellow candidate and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee (not pictured) were not aimed at him but at Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, at the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Cleveland, Ohio, August 6, 2015. (© REUTERS/Brian Snyder)

David Weigel
The Washington Post
Sunday, August 30, 2015

One of politics’ most reliable polls has found first-time candidates Donald Trump and Ben Carson galloping to big leads in the Iowa caucuses. The Des Moines Register/Bloomberg Politics poll, released Saturday night, also finds one-time front-runner Scott Walker, governor of neighboring Wisconsin, losing the dominance he’s had all year.

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Donald Trump

Thursday, August 27, 2015 – 09:00 a.m.

The trend continues to favor Billionaire Candidate Donald Trump.

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InlandPolitics: Is the new Reuters poll an outlier, or is it for real?

GOP

Sunday, August 23, 2015 – 11:00 a.m.

The new Reuters/Ipsos poll covering the republican presidential primary contest has opened some eyes this weekend.

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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to supporters as he is driven away following a campaign town hall meeting in Derry, New Hampshire August 19, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to supporters as he is driven away following a campaign town hall meeting in Derry, New Hampshire August 19, 2015.
(Reuters/Brian Snyder)

Politics | Fri Aug 21, 2015 6:44pm EDT
WASHINGTON | By Emily Stephenson

Republican Donald Trump is pulling away from the pack in the race for the party’s U.S. presidential nomination, widening his lead over his closest rivals in the past week, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Friday.

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Donald Trump

Donald J. Trump, leading the Republican field in recent polls, drew a crowd on Friday for an event in Mobile, Ala. (Credit: Jeff Haller for The New York Times)

By Michael Barbaro, Nate Cohn adn Jeremy W. Petersaug
August 22, 2015

In the command centers of Republican presidential campaigns, aides have drawn comfort from the belief that Donald J. Trump’s dominance in the polls is a political summer fling, like Herman Cain in 2011 — an unsustainable boomlet dependent on megawatt celebrity, narrow appeal and unreliable surveys of Americans with a spotty record of actually voting in primaries.

A growing body of evidence suggests that may be wishful thinking.

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InlandPolitics: New poll shows Trump believed to be likely GOP nominee

Donald Trump

Friday, August 21, 2015 – 08:30 a.m.

A new poll shows that a large majority of likely GOP voters believe that Billionaire Businessman Donald J. Trump will be the likely nominee for President of the United States.

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CNN Politics: Post-debate, Trump pulls clear of competition

CNN

By Jennifer Agiesta, CNN Polling Director
Updated: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 – 12:31 PM ET

Story highlights:

  • Donald Trump maintains his lead over the GOP presidential field, according to a new CNN/ORC poll
  • Jeb Bush comes in second place and Ben Carson in third place, the poll says

Washington (CNN) — Donald Trump has won his party’s trust on top issues more than any other Republican presidential candidate, and now stands as the clear leader in the race for the GOP nomination, according to a new CNN/ORC poll.

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InlandPolitics: Fox News Poll: Trump 25, Carson 12 and Cruz 10

Election 2016

Monday, August 17, 2015 – 08:30 a.m.

Donald Trump remains on top in the latest national poll, this time conducted by Fox News.

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The Hill: Poll: Majority believe Clinton lied about emails

The Hill

By Mark Hensch
August 14, 2015 – 07:14 pm

A majority of Americans believe Hillary Clinton lied about having sensitive national intelligence on her private email server, a new poll finds.

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Campaign 2016

By Philip Bump
August 12, 2015 at 5:06 PM

In the first major-outlet non-Internet poll since the Republican primary debate last week, it’s almost not surprising that CNN/ORC finds Donald Trump retaining the lead in Iowa. Almost. It’s still a bit surprising, given Trump’s wobbly handling of criticism during the event.

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Donald Trump

By David Martosko
US Political Editor For Dailymail.com and Reuters
Published: 17:19 EST, 29 July 2015 | Updated: 07:02 EST, 30 July 2015

  • Trump picked up nearly 10 points in the national poll of Republican voters since Friday
  • He’s risen to 25 per cent support, with Jeb Bush in a distant second place at 12 per cent
  • Trump is leaving the U.S. Wednesday night for Scotland, where his Trump Turnberry Resort will host the Women’s British Open golf tourney
  • Trump flies to Glasgow Prestwick Airport aboard his private Boeing 757 and returns on Saturday
  • Separate poll released earlier Wednesday shows Trump leading in Florida, where Jeb Bush was governor

Billionaire Donald Trump is leaving the country on a high note, flying from New York to Glasgow, Scotland on Wednesday night as a new poll gives him a commanding lead in the race for the 2016 U.S. Republican presidential nomination.

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Politico Magazine: Trump Schools the Republican Establishment

Donald Trump

GOP elites are only making The Donald stronger.

Politico

By Matt Latimer
July 28, 2015

“Kids, you tried your best and you failed miserably,” the great Homer Simpson once observed. “The lesson is: never try.”

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The San Francisco Chronicle: Why voters don’t trust Hillary Rodham Clinton

Debra J. Saunders

By Debra J. Saunders
Published: Monday, July 27, 2015 – 5:00 pm

Voters in Colorado, Iowa and Virginia think Hillary Rodham Clinton is not honest or trustworthy. According to the latest Quinnipiac poll, a mere 34 percent of Colorado voters think she can be trusted; 62 percent do not. In Iowa, those numbers are 33 percent to 59; in Virginia, Clinton is underwater on trust, 39 percent to 55 percent.

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Donald Trump

(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Kurtis Lee
July 27, 2015 – 6:40 A.M.

Donald Trump, the provocative reality television star who for much of the last month has upended the 2016 Republican primary, is still doing well in polls in a pair of early nominating states despite recent rhetoric that many party leaders have denounced.

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Donald Trump

His comments about Arizona Senator John McCain seem not to have deterred voters.

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Bloomberg Politics

By the Numbers

Jul 26, 2015 – 7:06 AM PDT

New polls out Sunday show presidential candidate and real estate mogul Donald Trump still ahead among Republican hopefuls, even amid fallout from his controversial comments about Arizona Senator John McCain a week ago.

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By Peyton M. Craighill and Scott Clement
July 22, 215

Liberals have won a string of victories on gay marriage and health care reform this year, but a new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds a large majority of Americans are unhappy with where the nation is headed on social issues.

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CNN Politics: Poll: Clinton trails top Republicans in battleground states

CNN

By Eric Bradner, CNN
Wed July 22, 2015 – Updated 8:40 AM ET

Washington (CNN): Hillary Clinton trails three top Republican presidential candidates in head-to-head matchups in Colorado, Iowa and Virginia, a new survey shows.

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InlandPolitics: Testing Trump’s polling numbers

Donald Trump

Monday, July 20, 2015 – 08:30 a.m.

We’re going to see just how solid support for billionaire republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is.

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AP: AP-GfK Poll: Clinton’s Standing Falls Among Democrats

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By Lisa Lerer and Emily Swanson
Associated Press
Jul 16, 2015 – 7:59 AM ET

WASHINGTON —

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s standing is falling among Democrats, and voters view her as less decisive and inspiring than when she launched her presidential campaign just three months ago, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

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Politico: Donald Trump leads GOP field in latest poll

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By Nick Gass
7/14/15 – 3:38 PM EDT

Donald Trump continues to resonate with likely Republican primary voters, coming out on top in the latest Suffolk University/USA Today poll, out Tuesday.

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The Hill: Trump leads GOP presidential field in new national poll

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By Neetzan Zimmerman
July 9, 2015 – 12:48 p.m.

Media coverage of Donald Trump’s controversial immigration remarks have lifted the GOP presidential candidate to the top of the Republican field, according to a new Economist/YouGov poll.

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InlandPolitics: Final cut coming for first GOP Presidential Debate

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015 – 03:00 p.m.

The Washington Post has setup a link to their website showing the averages of the latest national polling in the Republican Presidential Primary contest.

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InlandPolitics: We really are flattered!

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015 – 11:00 a.m.

San Bernardino County Third District Supervisor James Ramos, planning on a reelection bid for a second term, has been out polling his constituents.

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The Weekly Standard: The Coming Democratic Panic

The Weekly Standard

Watch what happens if Hillary Clinton falls behind in the polls.

Jun 15, 2015 – Vol. 20 / No. 38 • By Fred Barnes

When a CNN poll last week showed Hillary Clinton leading Rand Paul by a single percentage point (48-47) and only three points ahead of Marco Rubio (49-46) and Scott Walker (49-46), it was mildly shocking. In April, her lead over the three Republican presidential candidates had been in double digits: Paul (58-39), Rubio (55-41), and Walker (59-37).

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Los Angeles Times: Support dwindles for changing Proposition 13

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By Phil Willon
June 3, 2015

Support has dwindled for removing commercial properties from tax limits imposed by Proposition 13, the landmark property tax initiative approved by voters in 1978, according to a new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California.

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National Journal: Hillary Clinton’s Poll Numbers Are Slipping

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Her favorability numbers have tumbled since March and hit their lowest level since 2001. (Luis Acosta/AFP/GettyImages)

By Emily Schultheis
June 2, 2015

The honeymoon is over for Hillary Clinton, according to two new polls.

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