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Poll: Trump Holds Sizable Lead in NH; Cruz Ahead in Iowa

The latest round of political polls have placed Donald Trump ahead in New Hampshire and Ted Cruz in Iowa.

In New Hampshire, Trump secured 32 percent of the vote, Cruz had 14 percent, and Marco Rubio 13 percent.

In Iowa, Cruz pulled ahead, winning 40 percent of the vote to Trump’s 31 percent.

The Hill reports:

Cruz easily tops Trump among respondents in Iowa who say “faith and religion” matters more than terrorism and the economy, CBS added.

Trump also holds a 15-point lead over Cruz in the early voting state of South Carolina, according to the poll.

Among the Democratic field, front-runner Hillary Clinton maintains her hold on the top spot in Iowa and South Carolina while Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is the leader in New Hampshire.

YouGov, an online polling firm, conducted a total of 3,812 interviews between December 13-17.

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