PoliticsPA- Harper Poll: Hillary, Trump Lead Presidential Primaries

by Nick Field | September 22, 2015
The front-runners are still in the lead…but for how long?

The front-runners are still in the lead…but for how long?

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According to new surveys from Harper Polling, Clinton and Trump are still the front-runners but their competitors are gaining on them.
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Republican Primary

Trump still leads with 30% but the big gainer is Ben Carson who stands at 27%.

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Harper also asked respondents that chose Trump why they were supporting him.

40% said that it was because he is a “straight talker”, 36% because he’s a “political outsider”, 12% side with him as a result of his stance on immigration and 10% cite his “business success”.

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Democratic Primary

On the other side of the aisle, Hillary Clinton leads with 38%. Joe Biden, a Scranton native whose yet to declare his intentions, has moved into second place with 23% while Bernie Sanders sits at 19% in third.

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Harper Polling