2016? Clinton Still Far Ahead Among Democrats; Christie, Paul in Near Tie
Looking ahead to the 2016 presidential race, Hillary Clinton has extended her lead among Democrats, but frontrunner Chris Christie now runs nearly even with Senator Rand Paul among Republicans.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that Clinton earns 70% support from Likely Democratic Voters when they are asked whom they would vote for if the 2016 Democratic presidential primary were held in their state today. That’s up from 63% support in early August. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 7-8, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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