Preliminary results from early entrance polls at the Iowa caucuses offer positive signs for national front-runners Donald TrumpDonald TrumpPelosi gives Trump an incomplete for first 100 days Poll: More say Trump will increase their taxes Warren to Trump: The Constitution applies to you, too MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonWant a tremendous deal on infrastructure spending? Suspend Davis-Bacon Constitutional amendment could vastly improve campaign finance The Hill's Whip List: Who to watch on GOP's new ObamaCare bill 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 SandersOvernight Energy: Trump orders review of national monuments, claiming ‘egregious abuse’ Dem rep: Trump's tax plan as believable as 'magic, unicorns or Batman' Sanders: Trump tax plan makes 'rigged' system 'worse' 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).