Hitting 40 Percent in Polls, Donald Trump Sets New Record

Hitting 40 Percent in Polls, Donald Trump Sets New Record

The Donald just keeps on winning. He isn’t gonna be stopped anytime soon, and with numbers like these, we may just have the next President of the United States living at Trump Tower and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. He is doing not only better than expected, but also better than anyone, since no candidate has hit above the 40% mark – ever:

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Donald Trump, the GOP frontrunner, hit the 40 percent marker in a recent Gravis Marketing poll. According to a report, this is the first time a candidate has reached above the 30 percent mark.

Since the previous survey done by Gravis Marketing on July 31, Trump increased almost 10 points. Dr. Ben Carson increased 7 points and was named the winner in a Post GOP Debate Poll.

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Trump, Carson, and Fiorina three of the top five GOP presidential candidates, have never held office.

The Gravis results were as follows:

Donald Trump – 40.1%

Ben Carson – 13%

Jeb Bush – 10%

Sen. Ted Cruz – 7 %

Carly Fiorina – 5.2%

John Kasich – 4.8%

Sen. Marco Rubio – 4.7%

Mike Huckabee – 3.7%

Scott Walker – 3.5%

Rick Perry – 1.5%

Sen. Rand Paul – 1.5%

Chris Christie – 1.4%

George Pataki – 1.1%

Rick Santorum – 1%

Bobby Jindal – 0.9%

Sen. Lindsey Graham – 0.6%

The poll surveyed 3,567 voters randomly across the United States. It had a margin of error of plus or minus two percent and was condducted August 21-22.

And that, folks, is how you win elections.

Written by Katie McGuire. Send your hate mail to the author at [email protected], or feel free to mean tweet me at @GOPKatie, where I will be sure to do very little about it.

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