December 2, 2015 - Bump For Trump As Carson Fades In Republican Race, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Clinton, Sanders Surge In Matchups With GOP Leaders Quinnipiac University Polling Logo
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Eleven months before the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump is the undisputed leader in the Republican field, as Dr. Ben Carson, in a virtual tie with Trump four weeks ago, drops to third place, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today.

On the Democratic side, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton widens her lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont to 60 - 30 percent, compared to 53 - 35 percent in a November 4 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University Poll. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has 2 percent, with 6 percent undecided.

Trump gets 27 percent of Republican voters today, with 17 percent for Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, 16 percent each for Carson and Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and 5 percent for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. No other candidate tops 3 percent, with 8 percent undecided.

Last month, Trump had 24 percent, with 23 percent for Carson.

Among Republicans, 26 percent of voters say they "would definitely not support" Trump, with 21 percent who would not back Bush.

"It doesn't seem to matter what he says or who he offends, whether the facts are contested or the 'political correctness' is challenged, Donald Trump seems to be wearing Kevlar," said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.

"Dr. Ben Carson, moving to center stage just one month ago, now needs some CPR. The Doctor sinks. The Donald soars. The GOP, 11 months from the election, has to be thinking, 'This could be the guy.'

"Secretary Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders have to be hoping Trump is the GOP's guy."

American voters shift to Clinton as the Democrat gains ground against Republicans:
  • 47 - 41 percent over Trump, compared to 46 - 43 percent November 4;
  • Clinton at 45 percent to Rubio's 44 percent, compared to a 46 - 41 percent Rubio lead last month;
  • Clinton tops Cruz 47 - 42 percent, compared to Cruz at 46 percent to Clinton's 43 percent last month;
  • Clinton at 46 percent to Carson's 43 percent compared to Carson's 50 - 40 percent lead last month.
Sanders does just as well, or even better, against top Republicans:
  • Topping Trump 49 - 41 percent;
  • Getting 44 percent to Rubio's 43 percent;
  • Beating Cruz 49 - 39 percent;
  • Leading Carson 47 - 41 percent.
Clinton has a negative 44 - 51 percent favorability rating. Other favorability ratings are:
  • Negative 35 - 57 percent for Trump;
  • 40 - 33 percent for Carson;
  • 44 - 31 percent for Sanders;
  • 37 - 28 percent for Rubio;
  • 33 - 33 percent for Cruz.
American voters say 60 - 36 percent that Clinton is not honest and trustworthy. Trump is not honest and trustworthy, voters say 59 - 35 percent. Sanders gets the best honesty grades among top candidates, 59 - 28 percent, with Carson at 53 - 34 percent, Rubio at 49 - 33 percent and Cruz at 43 - 39 percent.

All American voters say 63 - 32 percent, including 69 - 27 percent among independent voters, that Clinton would have a good chance of beating the Republican nominee in a head-to- head matchup.

Voters are divided 46 - 49 percent on whether Trump would have a good chance of beating the Democratic nominee, with independent voters divided 47 - 48 percent.

From November 23 - 30, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,453 registered voters nationwide with a margin of error of +/- 2.6 percentage points. Live interviewers call land lines and cell phones. The survey includes 672 Republicans with a margin of error of +/- 3.8 percentage points and 573 Democrats with a margin of error of +/- 4.1 percentage points.

The Quinnipiac University Poll, directed by Douglas Schwartz, Ph.D., conducts public opinion surveys in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Ohio, Virginia, Iowa, Colorado and the nation as a public service and for research.

For more information, visit http://www.quinnipiac.edu/polling, call (203) 582-5201, or follow us on Twitter @QuinnipiacPoll.

1. (If Republican or Republican Leaner) If the Republican primary for President were being held today, and the candidates were Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Jim Gilmore, Lindsey Graham, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich, George Pataki, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum, and Donald Trump, for whom would you vote?
                     REPUBLICANS/REPUBLICAN LEANERS......................
                                   Wht    POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            Tea    BrnAgn CONSERVATIVE  Mod/
                     Tot    Party  Evang  Very   Smwht  Lib    Men    Wom
 
Bush                  5%     1%     4%     6%     2%     7%     5%     5%
Carson               16     17     19     15     15     16     14     18
Christie              2      1      -      -      2      4      2      2
Cruz                 16     29     24     29     14      3     16     17
Fiorina               3      3      2      2      3      5      2      4
Gilmore               -      -      -      -      -      -      -      -
Graham                -      -      -      -      -      1      -      -
Huckabee              1      1      2      2      -      -      1      -
Kasich                2      -      -      -      2      3      2      1
Pataki                -      -      -      -      -      1      1      -
Paul                  2      1      2      1      1      3      1      2
Rubio                17     12     13     11     26     15     17     16
Santorum              -      -      -      1      -      -      -      1
Trump                27     29     24     25     25     31     30     24
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -      -      -      -      -      -      -      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      1      1      -      1      2      2      -
DK/NA                 8      5      8      8      8      8      7     10
 
                     MOST IMPORTANT FOR REP PRES NOMINEE Q70
                     Shares        Strong        Honest/
                     Values        Leader        Trustworthy
 
Bush                  2%            2%            3%
Carson               23            10            17
Christie              1             4             1
Cruz                 15            20            18
Fiorina               1             3             4
Gilmore               -             -             -
Graham                -             -             -
Huckabee              1             2             -
Kasich                2             2             1
Pataki                -             -             1
Paul                  3             -             -
Rubio                16            15            19
Santorum              1             1             -
Trump                27            30            21
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -             -             -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      -             2             2
DK/NA                 8             9            12
 
                     REPUBLICANS/REPUBLICAN LEANERS......................
                     MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE Q72...........
                     Economy/                    Foreign
                     Jobs          Terrorism     Policy
 
Bush                  8%            5%            3%
Carson               12            19            17
Christie              3             1             5
Cruz                 13            16            19
Fiorina               2             5             4
Gilmore               -             -             -
Graham                -             -             -
Huckabee              1             1             1
Kasich                3             1             1
Pataki                1             -             -
Paul                  2             -             -
Rubio                17            18            22
Santorum              -             -             1
Trump                23            29            19
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -             -             -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1             -             2
DK/NA                13             7             4
 
 
1A. (If candidate chosen q1) Is your mind made up, or do you think you might change your mind before the primary?
                     REPUBLICANS/REPUBLICAN LEANERS...............................
                     CANDIDATE CHOSEN Q1..........................................
                                   CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1.........................
                     Tot           Carson        Cruz          Rubio         Trump
 
Made up              32%           26%           33%           23%           46%
Might change         65            71            65            75            53
DK/NA                 2             3             2             2             1
 
 
2. (If Republican or Republican Leaner) Are there any of these candidates you would definitely not support for the Republican nomination for president: Bush, Carson, Christie, Cruz, Fiorina, Gilmore, Graham, Huckabee, Kasich, Pataki, Paul, Rubio, Santorum, or Trump? (Totals may add up to more than 100% because multiple responses were allowed)
                     REPUBLICANS/REPUBLICAN LEANERS......................
                                   Wht    POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            Tea    BrnAgn CONSERVATIVE  Mod/
                     Tot    Party  Evang  Very   Smwht  Lib    Men    Wom
 
Bush                 21%    25%    17%    27%    20%    15%    23%    18%
Carson               10      2      3     11      7     13     10      9
Christie             13     13      9     14     14     11     15     10
Cruz                  6      1      1      4      5      9      7      4
Fiorina              11      8      9      9     12     13     10     12
Gilmore               9      9      4     13      8      8      9     10
Graham               11     16      7     16      9      6     12     10
Huckabee              9      5      2     11      8      9     10      9
Kasich               13     16      9     21     11      7     14     13
Pataki               11     13      5     16      9      7     11     11
Paul                 13     11      9     16     13      9     11     15
Rubio                 5      5      3      7      4      5      6      4
Santorum              9      5      1     10      8      8      9      9
Trump                26     16     24     25     20     34     24     30
No/No one            30     32     32     28     34     27     31     28
DK/NA                 6      5      5      4      5     10      6      6
 
3. (If Democrat or Democratic Leaner) If the Democratic primary for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley, and Bernie Sanders, for whom would you vote?
                     DEMOCRATS/DEMOCRATIC LEANERS..........
                            POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            LIBERAL.....  Mod/
                     Tot    Very   Smwht  Cons   Men    Wom
 
Clinton              60%    48%    60%    62%    53%    65%
O'Malley              2      -      3      2      3      1
Sanders              30     47     33     24     39     23
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      -      -      2      -      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      -      -      2      1      2
DK/NA                 6      5      4      8      4      8
 
                     MOST IMPORTANT FOR DEM PRES NOMINEE Q69...........................
                     Shares        Strong        Honest/                     Right
                     Values        Leader        Trustworthy   Cares         Experience
 
Clinton              58%           70%           44%           53%           81%
O'Malley              1             3             3             1             3
Sanders              31            24            39            39             6
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -             -             5             -             -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3             2             1             1             -
DK/NA                 7             2             8             6             9
 
                     MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE Q71
                     Economy/      Foreign
                     Jobs          Policy
 
Clinton              59%           64%
O'Malley              3             1
Sanders              31            23
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -             -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      2             -
DK/NA                 5            12
 
 
3A. (If candidate chosen q3) Is your mind made up, or do you think you might change your mind before the primary?
                     DEMOCRATS/DEMOCRATIC LEANERS........
                     CANDIDATE CHOSEN Q3.................
                                   CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q3
                     Tot           Clinton       Sanders
 
Mind made up         57%           62%           50%
Might change         41            37            49
DK/NA                 1             2             1
 
 
4. (If Democrat or Democratic Leaner) Are there any of these candidates you would definitely not support for the Democratic nomination for president: Clinton, O'Malley, or Sanders? (Totals may add up to more than 100% because multiple responses were allowed)
                     DEMOCRATS/DEMOCRATIC LEANERS..........
                            POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            LIBERAL.....  Mod/
                     Tot    Very   Smwht  Cons   Men    Wom
 
Clinton               8%     2%     7%    11%    12%     6%
O'Malley             15     13     11     17     13     16
Sanders               7      -      5     11      5      9
No/No one            60     78     67     51     63     57
DK/NA                13      7     12     14      9     16
 
 
5. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Ben Carson the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              46%     8%    89%    41%    39%    53%    54%    42%
Carson               43     84      7     42     49     37     39     45
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      1      -      1      1      1      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      6      4      1     10      7      5      4      7
DK/NA                 4      2      2      6      4      4      1      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              49%    51%    48%    38%    32%    43%    38%    82%    74%
Carson               37     42     42     50     57     46     52     12     15
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      2      1      1      1      1      -      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      8      4      5      5      5      6      6      4      8
DK/NA                 5      2      2      7      3      4      4      1      3
 
 
6. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Donald Trump the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              47%     7%    91%    45%    39%    56%    55%    44%
Trump                41     82      7     37     49     33     34     45
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      1      1      4      2      2      2      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      6      6      1      9      6      5      6      5
DK/NA                 4      4      1      5      3      4      3      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              52%    50%    49%    39%    31%    45%    38%    87%    76%
Trump                32     42     44     46     57     43     50      7     13
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       3      2      1      1      2      2      2      -      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      9      4      4      6      6      6      6      4      5
DK/NA                 3      2      3      7      4      3      4      2      5
 
 
7. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Marco Rubio the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              45%     7%    87%    40%    36%    53%    51%    41%
Rubio                44     89      8     41     51     37     43     45
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      1      2      2      2      1      1      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5      2      1     10      6      4      3      6
DK/NA                 5      1      2      8      5      4      2      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              45%    49%    47%    40%    30%    42%    36%    83%    69%
Rubio                38     44     43     52     59     49     54     10     18
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2      2      1      2      1      1      -      3
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      8      3      5      3      6      4      5      2      5
DK/NA                 8      3      3      4      3      5      4      5      5
 
 
8. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Ted Cruz the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              47%     8%    90%    43%    39%    55%    55%    43%
Cruz                 42     87      5     39     50     34     38     44
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      -      2      2      2      1      2      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5      1      2      9      5      5      4      5
DK/NA                 5      3      1      7      4      5      2      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              51%    50%    49%    39%    32%    45%    39%    84%    72%
Cruz                 33     42     43     52     58     45     51      9     17
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      3      1      1      2      1      2      -      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      8      2      5      3      4      5      4      3      4
DK/NA                 7      3      3      5      4      4      4      3      8
 
 
9. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Bernie Sanders the Democrat and Ben Carson the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Sanders              47%    11%    84%    47%    41%    53%    52%    45%
Carson               41     81      6     40     48     35     41     42
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      1      2      1      1      1      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      6      5      5      6      4      7      4      7
DK/NA                 5      3      4      6      5      5      2      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Sanders              60%    49%    46%    35%    35%    46%    40%    77%    72%
Carson               33     41     43     49     57     43     50     16     13
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      -      1      2      1      1      1      1      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      9      5      6      4      6      5      3      6
DK/NA                 5      1      4      7      3      4      4      3      7
 
 
10. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Bernie Sanders the Democrat and Donald Trump the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Sanders              49%    11%    86%    52%    43%    55%    56%    46%
Trump                41     80      8     36     47     35     36     43
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      -      3      2      -      1      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5      5      3      4      4      6      4      5
DK/NA                 4      3      2      5      4      4      3      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Sanders              62%    49%    48%    40%    36%    47%    42%    82%    78%
Trump                29     43     45     45     54     43     48     13     11
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      1      2      2      -      1      1      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      6      3      7      4      6      5      3      3
DK/NA                 5      1      3      7      4      4      4      2      6
 
 
11. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Bernie Sanders the Democrat and Marco Rubio the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Sanders              44%     7%    81%    45%    39%    49%    48%    43%
Rubio                43     85      8     39     50     35     44     42
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      1      1      1      1      1      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5      3      5      5      3      7      3      6
DK/NA                 6      4      5      9      6      7      5      7
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Sanders              59%    46%    43%    33%    33%    40%    37%    80%    68%
Rubio                33     41     44     53     58     45     51     12     18
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      2      1      1      1      2      2      -      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      -      8      5      5      3      5      4      3      6
DK/NA                 7      3      6      8      4      8      6      4      8
 
 
12. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Bernie Sanders the Democrat and Ted Cruz the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Sanders              49%     9%    87%    51%    43%    54%    54%    46%
Cruz                 39     83      4     34     48     31     38     40
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      1      2      2      1      1      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5      3      4      5      3      7      3      6
DK/NA                 6      4      4      8      4      7      4      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Sanders              62%    50%    49%    34%    37%    45%    41%    86%    71%
Cruz                 28     36     41     52     55     39     48      8     15
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2      1      1      2      1      2      1      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      9      5      5      3      6      4      3      7
DK/NA                 7      3      4      8      3      8      5      3      6
 
 
Q13-24. Summary Table - Is your opinion of [Candidate] favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him/her? Table ranked by net favorability (Favorable - Unfavorable).
 
                     REGISTERED VOTERS.................
                                   Hvn't               
                     Fav    Unfav  hrdEn  REF    NetFav
Sanders              44     31     24      1     13
Rubio                37     28     34      1      9
Carson               40     33     25      1      7
Cruz                 33     33     32      1      0
Fiorina              28     29     42      -     -1
Kasich               19     23     57      1     -4
Clinton              44     51      3      2     -7
Huckabee             29     41     30      1     -12
Paul                 23     40     36      1     -17
Christie             28     48     24      1     -20
Bush                 32     54     12      2     -22
Trump                35     57      5      3     -22
 
                     REPUBLICANS.......................
                                   Hvn't               
                     Fav    Unfav  hrdEn  REF    NetFav
Rubio                66      8     25      1     58
Cruz                 65      9     26      -     56
Carson               67     13     19      1     54
Huckabee             56     18     27      -     38
Trump                64     27      6      3     37
Fiorina              49     17     33      -     32
Bush                 53     34     11      2     19
Christie             43     31     25      1     12
Kasich               27     20     52      1      7
Paul                 32     36     31      1     -4
 
                     DEMOCRATS.........................
                                   Hvn't               
                     Fav    Unfav  hrdEn  REF    NetFav
Clinton              85     11      3      1     74
Sanders              68      7     24      1     61
 
 
13. Is your opinion of Hillary Clinton favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about her?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            44%     9%    85%    38%    36%    52%    50%    41%
Unfavorable          51     89     11     56     59     43     46     54
Hvn't hrd enough      3      2      3      5      4      3      2      4
REFUSED               2      1      1      1      1      2      2      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            44%    45%    48%    39%    30%    41%    35%    84%    64%
Unfavorable          48     50     48     57     66     54     60     14     27
Hvn't hrd enough      5      3      3      2      3      3      3      2      9
REFUSED               3      2      -      2      1      2      1      -      -
 
 
14. Is your opinion of Ben Carson favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            40%    67%    13%    44%    45%    36%    40%    41%
Unfavorable          33     13     54     32     31     36     47     27
Hvn't hrd enough     25     19     33     22     24     26     13     31
REFUSED               1      1      1      2      1      2      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            31%    37%    42%    49%    49%    41%    45%    22%    20%
Unfavorable          32     39     36     26     30     38     34     45     25
Hvn't hrd enough     35     24     21     22     20     19     20     33     55
REFUSED               1      -      1      3      1      2      1      -      -
 
 
15. Is your opinion of Donald Trump favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            35%    64%    10%    31%    41%    29%    27%    39%
Unfavorable          57     27     86     60     52     63     67     53
Hvn't hrd enough      5      6      3      5      5      6      3      6
REFUSED               3      3      -      3      2      3      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            23%    36%    39%    39%    47%    36%    42%     9%     9%
Unfavorable          69     57     56     49     45     54     50     87     84
Hvn't hrd enough      5      5      4      8      5      6      6      3      7
REFUSED               3      2      1      4      2      3      3      1      -
 
 
16. Is your opinion of Bernie Sanders favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            44%    15%    68%    47%    41%    46%    49%    41%
Unfavorable          31     58      7     29     36     26     31     31
Hvn't hrd enough     24     27     24     24     22     26     18     27
REFUSED               1      -      1      -      -      1      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            59%    43%    43%    32%    39%    43%    41%    57%    60%
Unfavorable          22     30     32     40     41     32     36     11     16
Hvn't hrd enough     19     27     24     26     20     24     22     32     23
REFUSED               -      -      1      1      1      1      1      -      -
 
 
17. Is your opinion of Marco Rubio favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            37%    66%    15%    36%    42%    32%    43%    34%
Unfavorable          28      8     51     23     28     28     33     25
Hvn't hrd enough     34     25     33     41     29     39     22     40
REFUSED               1      1      1      -      1      2      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            27%    34%    38%    48%    46%    38%    42%    21%    22%
Unfavorable          22     33     32     23     27     26     26     33     42
Hvn't hrd enough     50     33     28     27     27     34     30     46     36
REFUSED               1      -      2      2      1      2      2      -      -
 
 
18. Is your opinion of Ted Cruz favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            33%    65%     8%    30%    38%    28%    31%    34%
Unfavorable          33      9     60     30     32     35     47     27
Hvn't hrd enough     32     26     31     40     30     35     22     38
REFUSED               1      -      1      -      1      1      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            25%    31%    33%    43%    42%    33%    38%    15%    25%
Unfavorable          24     38     40     28     31     34     33     38     33
Hvn't hrd enough     51     30     25     26     26     31     28     47     41
REFUSED               -      -      1      2      -      2      1      -      1
 
 
19. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Jeb Bush favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            32%    53%    19%    27%    33%    31%    38%    29%
Unfavorable          54     34     67     60     56     53     51     56
Hvn't hrd enough     12     11     13     12     10     14      9     13
REFUSED               2      2      2      1      1      2      2      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    
 
Favorable            24%    32%    32%    35%    
Unfavorable          55     54     59     51     
Hvn't hrd enough     21     11      8     10     
REFUSED               -      3      1      3     
 
 
20. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Chris Christie favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            28%    43%    15%    28%    30%    26%    36%    24%
Unfavorable          48     31     58     50     47     48     48     47
Hvn't hrd enough     24     25     25     21     23     25     15     28
REFUSED               1      1      1      1      1      2      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............   
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+   
 
Favorable            23%    21%    30%    36%   
Unfavorable          42     53     53     40    
Hvn't hrd enough     35     26     15     22    
REFUSED               -      -      2      2    
 
 
21. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Carly Fiorina favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about her?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            28%    49%    11%    25%    31%    25%    31%    27%
Unfavorable          29     17     48     24     27     32     37     26
Hvn't hrd enough     42     33     41     50     42     43     31     48
REFUSED               -      -      -      1      -      1      1      -
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    
 
Favorable            21%    20%    33%    37%    
Unfavorable          18     34     35     28     
Hvn't hrd enough     60     46     32     34     
REFUSED               1      -      -      1     
 
 
22. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Mike Huckabee favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            29%    56%     5%    29%    36%    23%    28%    29%
Unfavorable          41     18     60     46     37     44     52     36
Hvn't hrd enough     30     27     34     26     26     33     20     34
REFUSED               1      -      1      -      1      1      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    
 
Favorable            19%    32%    25%    40%    
Unfavorable          26     47     51     37     
Hvn't hrd enough     55     22     24     22     
REFUSED               -      -      1      1     
 
 
23. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of John Kasich favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            19%    27%    16%    17%    23%    14%    21%    18%
Unfavorable          23     20     26     20     25     21     26     21
Hvn't hrd enough     57     52     57     62     52     63     52     61
REFUSED               1      1      1      -      -      1      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    
 
Favorable             5%    18%    24%    27%    
Unfavorable          19     18     23     30     
Hvn't hrd enough     76     63     52     42     
REFUSED               -      -      1      2     
 
 
24. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Rand Paul favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            23%    32%    10%    26%    29%    17%    27%    20%
Unfavorable          40     36     50     36     42     39     49     36
Hvn't hrd enough     36     31     39     37     28     43     23     42
REFUSED               1      1      1      -      1      1      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............   
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+   
 
Favorable            24%    25%    23%    19%   
Unfavorable          25     37     47     51    
Hvn't hrd enough     50     38     29     29    
REFUSED               -      -      1      1    
 
 
33. Would you say that - Hillary Clinton is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  36%     7%    73%    26%    30%    41%    37%    35%
No                   60     91     23     68     67     54     60     61
DK/NA                 4      1      3      6      3      5      3      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  38%    29%    40%    37%    24%    32%    28%    65%    60%
No                   57     66     58     60     74     63     69     31     35
DK/NA                 6      5      2      3      2      6      4      4      5
 
 
34. Would you say that - Donald Trump is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  35%    58%    12%    36%    40%    30%    29%    38%
No                   59     36     84     57     54     63     67     55
DK/NA                 6      6      4      7      5      6      4      7
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  28%    33%    37%    41%    44%    38%    41%    10%    22%
No                   67     62     58     51     51     55     53     84     73
DK/NA                 5      6      5      8      5      7      6      6      5
 
 
35. Would you say that - Bernie Sanders is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  59%    39%    78%    64%    62%    57%    68%    55%
No                   28     45     11     25     27     28     22     31
DK/NA                13     17     11     11     11     15     11     14
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  70%    58%    60%    48%    60%    54%    57%    69%    67%
No                   18     28     29     34     29     29     29     18     20
DK/NA                12     14     10     18     11     16     14     13     13
 
 
36. Would you say that - Ben Carson is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  53%    79%    31%    54%    59%    48%    52%    54%
No                   34     13     55     33     32     36     41     31
DK/NA                12      8     14     13      9     16      7     15
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  45%    49%    56%    63%    64%    52%    58%    39%    43%
No                   37     40     35     24     29     33     31     49     37
DK/NA                17     11      9     13      7     15     11     13     19
 
 
37. Would you say that - Marco Rubio is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  49%    74%    32%    46%    54%    44%    54%    47%
No                   33     12     47     37     35     31     32     34
DK/NA                18     14     20     17     11     24     14     19
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  42%    43%    51%    59%    59%    50%    55%    31%    38%
No                   33     37     36     26     31     25     28     48     45
DK/NA                25     20     13     15     10     25     17     21     17
 
 
38. Would you say that - Ted Cruz is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  43%    74%    18%    42%    51%    36%    42%    44%
No                   39     13     63     40     37     42     46     37
DK/NA                17     13     18     18     12     22     13     19
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  35%    42%    43%    52%    56%    41%    49%    26%    28%
No                   40     44     45     30     34     35     35     57     54
DK/NA                26     14     12     18     10     23     17     16     18
 
 
39. Would you say that - Hillary Clinton has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  60%    26%    91%    62%    53%    67%    65%    57%
No                   38     73      8     35     45     32     34     41
DK/NA                 2      1      1      3      2      2      2      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  68%    59%    62%    52%    47%    58%    52%    87%    77%
No                   27     40     37     47     52     39     46     12     22
DK/NA                 5      1      1      1      1      2      2      1      2
 
 
40. Would you say that - Donald Trump has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  58%    80%    35%    61%    63%    54%    56%    60%
No                   39     18     63     36     34     44     43     37
DK/NA                 2      2      2      2      2      3      1      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  60%    62%    58%    52%    67%    60%    64%    38%    38%
No                   38     36     40     43     31     37     34     60     60
DK/NA                 1      2      2      5      2      3      2      3      2
 
 
41. Would you say that - Bernie Sanders has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  46%    22%    68%    47%    44%    48%    49%    44%
No                   41     60     21     40     46     36     40     41
DK/NA                13     17     11     13     10     17     11     15
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  61%    43%    43%    35%    39%    44%    41%    59%    62%
No                   25     41     47     48     50     39     45     26     26
DK/NA                14     16      9     16     10     17     14     15     13
 
 
42. Would you say that - Ben Carson has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  40%    60%    20%    40%    43%    36%    33%    43%
No                   49     29     68     48     50     48     58     45
DK/NA                12     11     11     11      7     16      9     13
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  37%    38%    40%    44%    46%    38%    42%    34%    26%
No                   48     51     52     44     49     46     48     57     52
DK/NA                15     11      8     12      6     16     11      9     22
 
 
43. Would you say that - Marco Rubio has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  47%    70%    32%    43%    48%    45%    54%    43%
No                   36     17     49     40     40     33     34     38
DK/NA                17     13     20     17     12     23     13     19
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  40%    44%    46%    54%    52%    49%    51%    28%    43%
No                   36     37     41     32     39     27     33     54     38
DK/NA                24     19     13     14      9     24     16     18     19
 
 
44. Would you say that - Ted Cruz has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  43%    69%    20%    42%    47%    38%    44%    42%
No                   43     17     66     43     43     43     45     42
DK/NA                15     14     15     15     11     19     11     17
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  40%    40%    41%    50%    51%    43%    47%    25%    31%
No                   37     47     48     38     40     39     39     58     53
DK/NA                23     14     11     12      9     18     14     17     17
 
 
45. Would you say that - Hillary Clinton cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  46%    14%    84%    40%    37%    55%    50%    44%
No                   51     84     15     56     60     42     47     53
DK/NA                 3      2      1      4      2      3      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  50%    42%    52%    42%    31%    46%    38%    80%    65%
No                   47     54     47     54     67     51     59     17     31
DK/NA                 3      3      1      4      2      3      2      3      4
 
 
46. Would you say that - Donald Trump cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  36%    66%    11%    33%    43%    30%    30%    39%
No                   59     30     88     60     54     65     66     56
DK/NA                 4      4      1      7      3      5      4      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  25%    33%    40%    43%    46%    38%    42%     9%    14%
No                   71     63     57     52     51     56     53     88     83
DK/NA                 4      4      3      5      3      6      5      2      3
 
 
47. Would you say that - Bernie Sanders cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  53%    26%    75%    59%    55%    51%    61%    49%
No                   35     59     15     30     37     32     31     37
DK/NA                12     15     10     11      7     16      8     14
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  68%    49%    57%    37%    52%    48%    50%    66%    61%
No                   21     37     35     46     41     34     38     21     26
DK/NA                11     14      8     17      6     17     12     13     13
 
 
48. Would you say that - Ben Carson cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  50%    75%    25%    53%    56%    44%    47%    51%
No                   38     15     64     34     36     39     45     34
DK/NA                13     10     11     13      8     17      9     14
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  45%    46%    52%    56%    61%    48%    55%    33%    35%
No                   34     43     40     32     33     35     34     55     49
DK/NA                20     11      8     12      6     17     11     12     16
 
 
49. Would you say that - Marco Rubio cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  46%    76%    25%    43%    52%    41%    51%    44%
No                   39     14     59     42     39     38     36     40
DK/NA                15     10     15     15      8     21     12     16
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  41%    42%    47%    54%    56%    48%    52%    26%    28%
No                   36     41     43     35     36     32     34     57     57
DK/NA                23     17     10     12      8     20     14     16     15
 
 
50. Would you say that - Ted Cruz cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  42%    75%    17%    39%    49%    36%    39%    44%
No                   43     15     70     43     43     44     50     40
DK/NA                15     10     13     17      9     20     11     16
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  38%    41%    42%    48%    54%    42%    48%    21%    24%
No                   39     47     48     40     39     38     39     63     58
DK/NA                23     13     10     13      7     20     13     15     18
 
 
51. Would you say that - Hillary Clinton has the right kind of experience to be President or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  67%    34%    96%    70%    62%    71%    73%    64%
No                   32     64      4     30     38     27     27     35
DK/NA                 1      2      -      1      1      2      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  77%    71%    67%    52%    55%    65%    60%    93%    86%
No                   21     28     32     46     44     33     39      7     14
DK/NA                 2      1      1      2      -      2      1      -      1
 
 
52. Would you say that - Donald Trump has the right kind of experience to be President or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  34%    60%     9%    32%    42%    26%    28%    37%
No                   63     37     90     64     56     70     71     60
DK/NA                 3      3      1      4      2      4      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  27%    33%    36%    37%    47%    32%    40%     6%    17%
No                   70     65     61     58     52     64     58     91     81
DK/NA                 3      2      2      5      1      4      3      3      2
 
 
53. Would you say that - Bernie Sanders has the right kind of experience to be President or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  47%    24%    68%    50%    47%    48%    50%    46%
No                   42     64     21     41     46     37     41     42
DK/NA                11     12     11      9      7     15      9     12
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  68%    46%    46%    30%    44%    44%    44%    62%    59%
No                   20     40     46     58     49     42     46     22     29
DK/NA                12     13      8     12      7     13     10     16     11
 
 
54. Would you say that - Ben Carson has the right kind of experience to be President or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  28%    42%    14%    30%    32%    24%    21%    31%
No                   62     46     76     63     62     62     72     57
DK/NA                10     12     10      7      6     14      6     12
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  31%    23%    26%    34%    34%    25%    30%    23%    21%
No                   56     67     66     56     60     61     61     72     62
DK/NA                12     10      8     10      5     14      9      6     17
 
 
55. Would you say that - Marco Rubio has the right kind of experience to be President or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  43%    67%    22%    46%    48%    39%    48%    41%
No                   41     20     60     39     43     39     40     41
DK/NA                16     12     18     16      9     22     11     18
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  40%    43%    40%    49%    52%    44%    48%    29%    27%
No                   35     38     51     40     40     37     38     45     54
DK/NA                25     19      9     11      9     19     14     26     19
 
 
56. Would you say that - Ted Cruz has the right kind of experience to be President or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  44%    70%    21%    44%    51%    38%    44%    45%
No                   41     19     63     40     40     42     47     38
DK/NA                15     11     15     16      9     20      9     17
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  47%    44%    41%    47%    55%    44%    50%    30%    24%
No                   32     40     51     40     37     39     38     53     49
DK/NA                21     16      9     13      8     17     13     18     27
 
 
57. Would you say that - Hillary Clinton shares your values or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  42%     8%    84%    33%    34%    51%    47%    40%
No                   55     91     15     60     65     45     50     57
DK/NA                 3      1      1      6      2      4      3      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  45%    40%    46%    38%    27%    41%    34%    79%    65%
No                   53     56     50     60     71     55     63     18     35
DK/NA                 3      4      3      2      2      4      3      3      -
 
 
58. Would you say that - Donald Trump shares your values or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  35%    65%     8%    32%    42%    28%    27%    39%
No                   61     30     90     62     54     67     70     56
DK/NA                 4      4      3      5      3      5      3      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  25%    34%    39%    40%    46%    35%    41%    13%    15%
No                   70     64     56     55     50     59     55     82     83
DK/NA                 5      2      5      5      3      6      5      5      2
 
 
59. Would you say that - Bernie Sanders shares your values or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  44%    13%    73%    47%    42%    46%    50%    41%
No                   44     71     17     45     50     38     40     46
DK/NA                12     15     11      9      8     16     10     13
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  59%    43%    45%    30%    39%    44%    42%    56%    59%
No                   32     45     43     54     54     39     47     29     32
DK/NA                 9     12     12     16      7     17     12     15      9
 
 
60. Would you say that - Ben Carson shares your values or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  46%    75%    17%    50%    53%    40%    41%    49%
No                   43     14     71     41     41     45     51     39
DK/NA                11     11     12      9      6     15      7     13
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  44%    39%    49%    53%    57%    44%    51%    32%    32%
No                   38     53     42     36     37     42     39     55     51
DK/NA                18      8      9     11      6     14     10     12     17
 
 
61. Would you say that - Marco Rubio shares your values or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  40%    71%    15%    39%    46%    35%    44%    39%
No                   43     15     70     43     43     44     43     43
DK/NA                17     14     15     18     12     21     13     18
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  32%    35%    41%    51%    50%    42%    46%    18%    25%
No                   42     48     45     39     39     37     38     65     61
DK/NA                26     17     14     11     11     21     16     17     14
 
 
62. Would you say that - Ted Cruz shares your values or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  35%    68%     8%    34%    44%    27%    33%    37%
No                   48     15     77     50     45     51     56     44
DK/NA                16     17     15     15     11     22     11     19
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  27%    32%    36%    46%    49%    33%    41%    15%    21%
No                   51     53     49     40     41     44     43     72     64
DK/NA                22     15     14     14     10     23     16     13     15
 
 
63. Would you say that - Hillary Clinton would have a good chance of defeating the Republican nominee in the general election for President or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  63%    34%    87%    69%    62%    64%    69%    60%
No                   32     61     10     27     35     30     26     36
DK/NA                 5      5      3      5      4      6      6      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  68%    66%    66%    52%    56%    56%    56%    95%    73%
No                   30     31     29     39     40     37     38      4     22
DK/NA                 2      3      5      9      4      7      5      1      5
 
 
64. Would you say that - Donald Trump would have a good chance of defeating the Democratic nominee in the general election for President or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  46%    73%    20%    47%    50%    43%    36%    51%
No                   49     22     77     48     47     50     59     44
DK/NA                 5      5      3      5      3      7      5      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  45%    45%    46%    47%    55%    50%    53%    21%    18%
No                   52     50     48     46     41     42     42     77     74
DK/NA                 2      5      5      7      3      8      6      1      8
 
 
65. Would you say that - Bernie Sanders would have a good chance of defeating the Republican nominee in the general election for President or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  34%    17%    49%    39%    34%    34%    31%    35%
No                   55     75     39     51     59     52     59     54
DK/NA                10      8     12     10      7     14     10     11
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  54%    33%    29%    23%    30%    30%    30%    48%    53%
No                   39     57     61     64     64     56     60     41     32
DK/NA                 7     10     10     13      6     15     10     11     15
 
 
66. Would you say that - Ben Carson would have a good chance of defeating the Democratic nominee in the general election for President or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  31%    55%    11%    30%    35%    28%    31%    32%
No                   58     34     79     60     57     59     61     57
DK/NA                11     11      9     10      8     13      9     12
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  28%    27%    35%    35%    39%    31%    35%    16%    20%
No                   59     63     58     53     55     56     55     80     55
DK/NA                13     10      8     12      6     13     10      4     25
 
 
67. Would you say that - Marco Rubio would have a good chance of defeating the Democratic nominee in the general election for President or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  39%    63%    23%    37%    43%    35%    44%    37%
No                   47     25     65     47     47     47     43     49
DK/NA                14     12     11     16     10     18     13     14
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  30%    40%    39%    48%    48%    42%    45%    19%    20%
No                   50     46     49     43     43     40     42     72     55
DK/NA                20     14     12      9      9     17     13      9     25
 
 
68. Would you say that - Ted Cruz would have a good chance of defeating the Democratic nominee in the general election for President or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  31%    59%    10%    28%    34%    29%    27%    33%
No                   55     28     78     55     56     54     61     51
DK/NA                14     12     11     16     11     18     11     15
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  21%    33%    31%    41%    38%    34%    36%    11%    19%
No                   57     54     60     47     53     49     51     80     56
DK/NA                22     13      9     12      9     17     13      9     25
 
 
69. (If Democrat or Democratic Leaner) Thinking about the Democratic nominee for president in 2016, which of the following is most important to you: Someone who shares your values, cares about the needs and problems of people like you, has strong leadership qualities, is honest and trustworthy, has the right kind of experience, or has the best chance of winning?
                     DEMOCRATS/DEMOCRATIC LEANERS..........
                            POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            LIBERAL.....  Mod/
                     Tot    Very   Smwht  Cons   Men    Wom
 
Shares values        15%    16%    13%    15%    15%    15%
Cares needs/problems 27     33     36     22     27     27
Strong leadership    19     10     11     25     13     23
Honest/trustworthy   17     14     19     17     22     14
Right experience     13     14     12     14     14     12
Best chance/winning   6     13      7      4      7      5
DK/NA                 3      -      1      2      2      3
 
 
70. (If Republican or Republican Leaner) Thinking about the Republican nominee for president in 2016, which of the following is most important to you: Someone who shares your values, cares about the needs and problems of people like you, has strong leadership qualities, is honest and trustworthy, has the right kind of experience, or has the best chance of winning?
                     REPUBLICANS/REPUBLICAN LEANERS......................
                                   Wht    POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            Tea    BrnAgn CONSERVATIVE  Mod/
                     Tot    Party  Evang  Very   Smwht  Lib    Men    Wom
 
Shares values        22%    28%    28%    28%    22%    15%    27%    15%
Cares needs/problems 11      6      9      7      9     17      9     13
Strong leadership    26     28     23     24     31     24     23     31
Honest/trustworthy   23     24     27     23     23     23     24     22
Right experience      6      1      3      2      5     10      4      8
Best chance/winning   8      5      7     10      8      6      7      9
DK/NA                 4      8      2      6      2      6      5      3
 
 
71. (If Democrat or Democratic Leaner) Which of these is the most important issue to you in deciding who to support for the Democratic nomination for President: the economy and jobs, terrorism, immigration, the federal deficit, health care, foreign policy, climate change, race relations, abortion, gun policy or taxes?
                     DEMOCRATS/DEMOCRATIC LEANERS..........
                            POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            LIBERAL.....  Mod/
                     Tot    Very   Smwht  Cons   Men    Wom
 
Economy and jobs     43%    40%    44%    45%    48%    40%
Terrorism             8      3      5     11      5     10
Immigration           4      4      3      4      3      4
Federal deficit       3      -      -      4      3      2
Health care          11      8      7     13     10     12
Foreign policy       12     14     11     11     13     10
Climate change        8     20     12      3      9      7
Race relations        2      3      2      2      2      2
Abortion              2      2      4      -      -      3
Gun policy            3      3      4      2      1      3
Taxes                 2      2      1      3      1      3
DK/NA                 3      -      7      2      4      3
 
 
72. (If Republican or Republican Leaner) Which of these is the most important issue to you in deciding who to support for the Republican nomination for President: the economy and jobs, terrorism, immigration, the federal deficit, health care, foreign policy, climate change, race relations, abortion, gun policy or taxes?
                     REPUBLICANS/REPUBLICAN LEANERS......................
                                   Wht    POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            Tea    BrnAgn CONSERVATIVE  Mod/
                     Tot    Party  Evang  Very   Smwht  Lib    Men    Wom
 
Economy and jobs     26%    21%    24%    23%    26%    28%    30%    20%
Terrorism            24     27     24     22     27     23     19     31
Immigration           8     14      7     10      8      5      8      7
Federal deficit       8      6     11     10      8      6      7      9
Health care           3      2      2      1      3      5      2      5
Foreign policy       17     16     14     15     19     18     17     18
Climate change        -      -      -      -      -      -      -      -
Race relations        -      1      -      -      -      1      -      -
Abortion              3      4      6      6      4      -      3      4
Gun policy            4      4      5      6      1      6      6      2
Taxes                 3      2      3      3      2      3      4      1
DK/NA                 3      3      3      3      2      5      3      4
 
 

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