Ted Cruz Closes In On Donald Trump In Quinnipiac National Poll

Trump 28%, Cruz 24% in new QPoll

This comes as a number of polls already show Ted Cruz leading in the State of Iowa. Even better for Cruz in today's QPoll is the head-to-head numbers. It show Hillary Clinton defeating Donald Trump by 7 points 47-40 but Cruz is tied with Hillary 44-44. 

Senator Ted Cruz is closing in on Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump in a new national poll released Tuesday by Quinnipiac University.

The poll shows Trump, the New York businessman, leading with 28 percent. Cruz follows with 24 percent. The two others with support in the double-digits are Florida Sen. Marco Rubio (12 percent) and former neurosurgeon Ben Carson (10 percent).

The Quinnipiac poll has a margin of error of 4.4 percentage points.

The poll is another indication that Cruz is establishing himself as Trump’s strongest competitor as voters prepare to head to the polls. The first Republican voters will meet for the Iowa caucuses on Feb. 1.
more on the Cruz surge here...