Donald Trump Leads in Iowa in new CNN/ORC Poll

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Iowa voters are reacting to Presidential Candidate Donald Trump's lead in the state of Iowa, according to a new poll from Suffolk University. The poll came out after the Republican presidential debates from August 6, 2015.

On Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Iowa voter Packy Huettman said that Trump's candidacy has made the presidential nomination more interesting now, because he doesn't sound like a politician.

"He's a little bit more plain spoken," Huettman said. "Sometimes you feel like he's talking more plain and to the general public."

Other voters see Trump's controversial remarks as a way to make headlines, instead of a way to make a serious run for the White House.

"I see him as more of a 'take care of himself actor type,' especially with all of the most recent stuff that's been going on with him," Iowa voter Justin Saunders said.

Also Wednesday, Scott County Republican Chairwoman Judy Davidson said, the local party would support Trump if he were to win the Republican nomination, but she also said it is a horse race now, to see who will win the Republican nomination. Davidson said it's very hard to sustain first place though, six months before the Iowa caucuses.

Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr. donated to Democratic Candidate and former New York Senator Hillary Clinton on multiple occasions, when she was a New York Senator from 2001 to 2009.

"I'm not going to speculate on that particular candidate when it comes to his previous relationships with candidates whether on the Democratic side or any other side," Davidson said.

Also Wednesday, a new CNN/ORC poll showed Trump up 8% on Retired Neurosurgeon Ben Carson in the latest Hawkeye poll.

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