Early 2016 Poll: Rand Paul Holds Big Lead In IowaSubmitted by emalvini on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 14:43
Early 2016 Poll: Rand Paul Holds Big Lead In Iowa
Alexis Levinson | Political Reporter
May 06, 2013 | 1:37 pm EDT
In an early poll conducted in Iowa, the state that holds the first presidential nominating caucus in the country, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul far outpaced his potential Republican presidential opponents.
A poll conducted by Illinois-based pollster McKeon & Associates for Freedom to Choose PAC, a pro-gun group, found Paul with an early lead over other possible presidential contenders.
The poll, provided to The Daily Caller, surveyed 804 registered Iowa voters using phone interviews. 328 usually participated in the Republican presidential caucuses, and 247 said they usually participated in the Democratic caucuses. The poll was conducted on April 18 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.9 percentage points.