A new poll finds GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina leading Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonArmed man arrested at DC pizzeria targeted by conspiracy theory Clinton opponents vow to continue their pursuit ExxonMobil CEO, retired admiral will meet with Trump about State: report 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 TrumpIvanka was finalizing deal with Japanese apparel giant when she sat in on Trump's meeting with PM: report Ryan: Trump noticed his hotel from my balcony Ryan: Obamacare repeal is first priority under Trump 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 BidenObama promotes bipartisan cures bill Democrats miss warning signs, even in blue Maryland Biden to sit down with Colbert next week 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 RubioThe ignored question: What does the future Republican Party look like? Graham to roll out extension of Obama immigration program Trump and Cuba: A murky future 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.