Preliminary results from early entrance polls at the Iowa caucuses offer positive signs for national front-runners Donald TrumpDonald TrumpSanders's Nevada director floated two-sided coins for tiebreaks: report Trump hires ex-Cruz aide as communications director GOP senator on Trump’s VP hunt: 'I know nothing’ MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonRepublicans to release Benghazi report Tuesday Sanders's Nevada director floated two-sided coins for tiebreaks: report Benghazi Blues MORE, CBS News reported Monday evening:
Approximately 60 percent of Democratic caucusgoers want to see President Obama's policies continue, according to CBS. Of those, 69 percent are choosing Clinton, while only 25 percent are backing Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders's Nevada director floated two-sided coins for tiebreaks: report Overnight Finance: McConnell tees up Puerto Rico vote | Britain's credit rating slashed | Clinton vows to appoint trade prosecutor The Trail 2016: Warren takes VP batting practice MORE (I-Vt.).
About 29 percent of Democrats said that the most important quality of a candidate is that the person has the right experience. Of those people, 90 percent are voting for Clinton. On the other side, 26 percent of Democratic voters said the most important quality of a candidate is that the person is "honest and trustworthy." Of that portion, 75 percent are caucusing for Sanders.
Only 11 percent of Republican voters who said they made up their minds "in the last few days" are choosing Trump, CBS reported.
GOP voters reported as their most important issue: government spending (31 percent), the economy (28 percent), terrorism (25 percent) and immigration (13 percent).