(National Journal) - Real estate mogul Donald Trump (R) is continuing to top the field in New Hampshire, though New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) is climbing, according to a new Public Policy Polling survey (D) (IVR) (Nov. 30-Dec. 2; 454 Republican primary voters; +/- 4.6%).
Trump takes first with 27%, followed by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) at 13%, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) at 11% and Christie at 10%, up from 3% in mid-October when he was in ninth place.
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson (R) comes in next at 9%, trailed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) at 8%, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Fiorina at 6%, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) at 5%, and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) at 4%. All other candidates net 1% or less.
On the Democratic side (Nov. 30-Dec. 2; 458 Democratic primary voters; +/- 4.6%), former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (D) only narrowly edges out Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in New Hampshire, 44% to 42%. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) finishes a distant third with 8%.Read More . . . .