A new poll finds GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina leading Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonConway: ‘We would welcome a call’ from Lewis Laura Ingraham mulling Senate run: report 19 companies that Trump has tweeted about MORE by 14 points in the early-voting state of Iowa.
The Wall Street Journal/NBC News/Marist poll found Fiorina up 52-38, with Clinton trailing several GOP rivals in Iowa and New Hampshire in hypothetical head-to-head match-ups.
The largest Iowa gap is with Fiorina, but former Secretary of State Clinton also trails Jeb Bush by 10 points and Donald TrumpDonald TrumpGreen Day drops new anti-Trump music video Trump criticizes controversial piece of House GOP tax plan Conway: ‘We would welcome a call’ from Lewis MORE by 7 points there in the poll.
In New Hampshire, where Clinton announced her gun-control proposals Monday, Sanders leads Fiorina by 2 points, bests Trump by 10 points and ties with Bush, while Clinton trails Fiorina by 8 points, Bush by 7 points and leads Trump by 3 points.
A similar NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released last week found Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPoll: Obama leaves office with 58 percent favorability Biden prays Trump will continue cancer moonshot Biden: Russia sanctions must stay in place MORE, who is considering entering the Democratic race, fairing better nationally than Clinton in match-ups with several Republican presidential candidates.
Trump and Clinton continue to lead their respective parties in the two early-voting states after the second GOP debate last month and ahead of the first Democratic debate next week.
Trump's lead in Iowa, though, has narrowed. He has 24 percent support, followed by Ben Carson at 19 percent, Fiorina at 8 percent and Bush at 7 percent among 491 GOP voters, with a 4.7 percent margin of error.
Trump leads Fiorina by 5 points in New Hampshire, 21 to 16 percent, followed by Bush at 11 percent and Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioRubio wades into Trump-Lewis feud 19 companies that Trump has tweeted about Ex-Dem gov: I would have picked Giuliani over Tillerson MORE (R-Fla.) and Carson tied at 10 points each.
On the Democratic side, a survey of 348 Democratic voters, with a 5.3-point margin of error, finds Clinton leading in Iowa (47 percent), followed by Sanders (36 percent) and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (4 percent). Sanders has a 9-point lead in New Hampshire.
The surveys of 1,061 registered voters in Iowa and 1,044 in New Hampshire were conducted Sept. 23 to Sept. 30 with a margin of error of 3 points each.