Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker holds a wide lead over all other likely Republican presidential candidates among California’s likely Republican primary voters, according to a new poll conducted by the California Political Review.
Jim Lacy told Breitbart California in an exclusive interview Wednesday evening that Walker polls at 20% of likely voters and holds a “statistically significant” lead over his closest rivals, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson.
The poll was conducted by NSON Opinion Strategies among 600 likely Republican primary voters, and has a margin of error of +/- 4% at a 95% confidence level. Lacy has posted detailed data, crosstabs and poll questions at his website.
Senators Ted Cruz (TX) and Marco Rubio (FL) hover near the 8% mark. Former Hewlett Packard chair Carly Fiorina polls poorly, though she is known to California voters from her 2010 race for U.S. Senate against Democrat Barbara Boxer.
Senior Editor-at-Large Joel B. Pollak edits Breitbart California and is the author of the new ebook, Wacko Birds: The Fall (and Rise) of the Tea Party, available for Amazon Kindle.
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