Trump holds 10-point lead nationally
Donald Trump remains atop the crowded GOP field in a new Washington Post/ABC News poll with 32 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters listing the real estate mogul as their first choice.
Retired pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson is the first choice of 22 percent of Republican voters nationally, followed by Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.) with 11 percent.
Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) has 8 percent and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has 6 percent.
No other GOP candidate had more than 4 percent support.
Trump was selected by 13 percent of GOP voters as their second choice.
More than half of voters, 52 percent, listed “Bring needed change to Washington” as the attribute most important to them in supporting a candidate.
Almost half, 47 percent, said Trump would do the best job at bringing that change.
The poll of 373 Republican-leaning registered voters, conducted Nov. 16-19, has a 6 percent margin of error.